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.
At NREL’s Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) in Golden, Colo., scientists and engineers work to overcome challenges related to how the nation generates, delivers and uses energy by modernizing the interplay between energy sources, infrastructure, and data.
When the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) in Singapore needed to retrofit its three-story building on the BCA Academy campus, it decided to try to make it a net zero energy building despite the challenge of doing so in a hot and humid tropical climate.
Founded by particle physicist Frank Oppenheimer in 1969, San Francisco’s Exploratorium seeks to change the way the world learns with a focus on self-teaching and exploration
For the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, a headquarters that operated on a net zero energy basis wasn’t enough.