Seventy-six percent of Americans live within five miles of a Walgreens store. With such a large footprint, Walgreens decided to create a net zero store.
At the Hollis Montessori School, the school environment is a teaching tool, so it made sense to build the first Passive House certified elementary school in the U.S.
Harvard University chose to breathe new life into the existing Sherman Fairchild Biochemistry Building as a case study to develop the laboratory of the future within an existing building.
Henry County Public Schools sought and found an alternative funding method: a guaranteed energy savings contract (or performance contract) as a funding mechanism for school improvements.
When it comes to designing and operating high performing buildings, occupant behavior can be one of the hardest variables to predict and control.
What does it take to transform a typical 1980s suburban office building into a modern net zero energy showcase?
Tucked away in the midst of a Canadian suburb is an ordinary-looking neighborhood that may represent the future of sustainable residential heating systems.
One of the most important aspects of this three-year renovation began when the construction ended.
Airports are often the face of a community, the first and last impression for the traveling public.
The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) aims to not only reduce impact on the environment, but improve the lives of its occupants and its community through net positive operation.