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Malaysia Energy Commission Headquarters: Putrajaya, Malaysia

The glimmering green façade of the Malaysia Energy Commission Headquarters known as the Diamond Building stands in stark contrast ...

Lincoln Heritage Public Library Chrisney Branch: Chrisney, IN

The small town of Chrisney, Ind., turned to net zero to overcome financial hurdles and realize the residents’ dream of building a library. The town lost its high school in the 1970s and then its highway due to an expansion and rerouting, and hoped a library would stem the tide of decline. For five years, the small, simple library has served as a source of pride for this shrinking town, providing a resource for information and a community gathering place while producing more electricity than it consumes.

Alliance Center: Denver, CO

The project provides examples of ongoing, cost-effective and relatively simple measures to reduce building energy consumption and reduce environmental impact.

Shenzhen Institute of Building Research Headquarters Building: Shenzhen, China

A tropical garden with water features flourishes on the sixth floor on the Shenzhen IBR Headquarters Building.

Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse: Grand Junction, CO

Historic preservation and net zero energy performance may seem like opposing goals.

Sandy High School: Sandy, OR

Fresh air and sunlight permeate Sandy High School, while the school's location on a preserved wooded site provides easy access to and expansive views of the natural surroundings.

Bosarge Family Education Center at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: Boothbay, ME

Visitors come to the Maine Coastal Botanical Gardens' Bosarge Family Education Center to improve their green thumbs, hear a concert or to celebrate a wedding.

DPR Construction Phoenix Regional Office: Phoenix, AZ

Some might say that the DPR Construction Phoenix Regional Office is a high performing building overachiever.

Richardsville Elementary School: Richardsville, KY

How would using today's LED technology change the classroom design of Richardsville (Ky.) Elementary, the nation's first net zero energy school?

Oak Forest Neighborhood Library: Houston, TX

What's a community to do when a beloved, but aging neighborhood library is deemed undersized, inefficient and inaccessible?
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