Archive for the ‘Design’ Category


World’s First Solar Bike Path Installed in the Netherlands

Posted on November 17th, 2014 by

World’s First Solar Bike Path Installed in the Netherlands The world’s first solar bike lane will soon be available for use in the Netherlands. A[...]

Victorian Train Stations Save 30% With Solar

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by

Victorian Train Stations Save 30% With Solar Five Victorian train stations, including Footscray, West Footscray,Sunshine, Wyndham Vale and Tarneit,  have reduced their peak summer electricity[...]

Apple’s New Spaceship Campus Has Potential To be the Greenest Building, Says CEO

Posted on September 24th, 2014 by

Apple’s New Spaceship Campus Has Potential To be the Greenest Building, Says Granite Victoria CEO Apple’s futuristic spaceship campus could be the greenest building on[...]

Whole Foods Receives EPA Recognition For Eco-Friendly Foggy Bottom Location

Posted on November 1st, 2011 by

Kathy Loftus and Mark Hughes, of Whole Foods, discuss their reasoning for joining the EPA’s Green Chill Partnership Program and the approach they took to[...]

How Clean Tech Companies Choose A Manufacturing Site

Posted on October 11th, 2011 by

David Bergeron, a Partner at T3, discusses what clean tech companies are looking for when they search for that next manufacturing plant.

SMART Start, SMART Finish: Driving Energy Efficiency in New Construction

Posted on October 4th, 2011 by

In my last column for The Daily Energy Report, we looked at the prospects for driving energy efficiency in existing facilities, thereby reducing operational costs,[...]

Funding Solutions for Energy Projects in a Post-Stimulus World

Posted on August 5th, 2011 by

Faced with a combination of ongoing municipal and state budget cuts, pressure from citizens to keep taxes low and the looming energy efficiency mandates that[...]

Taking Account of Full Costs and Total Benefits in achieving a more efficient building sector: Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products

Posted on February 22nd, 2011 by

Simply put, Architecture 2030 (Ed Mazria) is among my favorite organizations. Architecture 2030 has been developing and promoting well-thought through and practical concepts for shifting America’s built[...]

Integrated Building Design Is Critical For Optimizing Energy Efficiency

Posted on February 21st, 2011 by

NZEB, ASHRAE 90.1, ASHRAE 189.1, IECC, IGCC, EISA, EO 13514 (1) – do you know what they are? If you are involved in building design[...]

Utilities Focusing On Efficient Design Now More Than Ever

Posted on February 21st, 2011 by

Alan Saunders, a Senior Industry Manager for the Utilities Division of Autodesk, discusses how the tools for utility design have evolved over the years and[...]

Energy Audits Growing In Popularity, Why You Need One For Your Home

Posted on July 19th, 2010 by

Reggie Lopes of WellHome Atlanta discusses why energy audits are becoming so popular and what one can expect when they have an energy audit performed[...]

US Green Building Council Green Building Resources Leading The Industry

Posted on June 30th, 2010 by

Nate Kredich, VP of Residential Market Development explains the importance of green building practices and energy efficiency and the steps that the US Green Building[...]