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Web Exclusive Q&A: State of Our Schools

Mike Rowland, facilities director of Georgia’s Education Department, discusses how insufficient funding for school facilities impacts student learning.

Web Exclusive: What's New in Sustainable Building Products

A sampling of products designed to save energy and reduce environmental impact.

Web Exclusive Q&A: 749 University Row

Scott Heckel, P.E., describes how the building team helped the developer mitigate financial risk.

749 University Row: Madison, Wis.

Conceived during the building slump of the Great Recession, this multi-tenant building in Madison, Wis., tells an important economic story: a developer-driven project can attain a high level of performance while remaining competitive and replicable in the market.

Web Exclusive Q&A: The Edge, Atlanta

How does a building team deal with energy efficiency in an old building while maintaining its historic integrity? Author Carmen R. Evans details how this challenge and others were overcome.

The Edge: Atlanta

Existing buildings hold tremendous potential for reducing the overall environmental impact of energy used by buildings. One Atlanta design firm sought to prove the possibilities for energy excellence in an existing building by transforming a 1940s former hardware shop. Located in a historic neighborhood undergoing revitalization, the project also exemplifies the complexities involved and care required to maintain ongoing performance in a living, breathing building.

Roxbury E+ Townhomes: Boston

Conceived as a replicable prototype for family-friendly, energy-efficient urban townhomes, this four-unit project in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood is proving the possibilities for market-rate, high performance housing. Traditionally, highly sustainable housing has been designed on a custom basis, available to customers willing to pay the associated cost premium. This net positive energy project proves that sustainable housing can also be affordable for homeowners, make business sense for developers and help reinvigorate urban neighborhoods.

Web Exclusive Q&A: Corporation Hall

Making a building from the late nineteenth century into a high-performing showplace is no easy feat. Author Perry Hausman, P.E., talks about the challenges of retrofitting an historic building.

Web Exclusive Q&A: Bullitt Center

Learn more about the authors behind the Bullitt Center case study.

Web Exclusive Q&A: Sweetwater Spectrum

Learn more about how the authors approached this project and the challenges they encountered.
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