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Concord Retrofit House: Concord, MA

The American Foursquare, a Sears, Roebuck & Co. kit home, was a staple of small American towns between 1908 and 1940. This article describes a project to renovate ...

Four Seasons Produce: Ephrata, PA

The cold storage facility was the first warehouse to earn the ENERGY STAR and reduced its annual energy use by 25% over four years.

Honda's East Liberty, Marysville Auto Plants: OH

Two Ohio Honda auto plants have reduced their environmental impact through energy efficiency measures, reducing waste from manufacturing processes and conserving natural resources ...

Omega Center for Sustainable Living: Rhinebeck, NY

The Omega Center for Sustainable Living in upstate New York decided to build a wastewater treatment system to mitigate its impact on the tributary system ...

Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation: Evanston, IL

The Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston, Ill., committed to ethical architecture when it decided to replace its synagogue.

Sustainable Urban Science Center: Philadelphia, PA

The Sustainable Urban Science Center, a classroom/lab building that is part of a Quaker school in Philadelphia, is designed with the goal of capturing students' interest ...

High Tech High: Chula Vista, CA

High Tech High Chula Vista is organized into neighborhoods to promote team teaching as well as provide a sense of ownership and place.

Kiowa County Schools: Greensburg, KS

After a two-mile wide tornado plowed through Greensburg, Kan., in 2007, the town and school district committed to rebuilding a model green community ...

University of La Reunion's ENERPOS: Saint-Pierre, La Reunion, France

A classroom and office building on the French island of La Reunion, near Madagascar, demonstrates that sustainable design saves significant energy while providing ...

Sweetwater Creek State Park Visitor Center: Lithia Springs, GA

Before entering a 2,549-acre conservation park, visitors are welcomed by a center that, through sustainable design, contributes to the park's purpose of protecting nature.

Indian Springs Discovery Center: White Lake, MI

Revealing the thriving ecosystem that exists below the water's surface is the purpose of Indian Springs Metropark's Environmental Discovery Center.

NREL Science & Technology Facility: Golden, CO

Sustainable buildings often feature photovoltaic applications. But, where does research and development of new photovoltaic technologies take place?

OHSU Center for Health & Healing: Portland, OR

Oregon Health & Science University Center for Health & Healing is one of only 50 buildings in the country to have been awarded U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® Platinum certification ...

Guilford County Schools: Greensboro, NC

A 70 million-year-old Mosasaur fossil, an extinct marine reptile that lived in a sea that existed in central North America, is displayed in the main entry hall of ...

The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center: Gettysburg, PA

The largest collection of Civil War artifacts and a cyclorama depicting the Battle of Gettysburg require carefully monitored indoor conditions.

University of Florida's William R. Hough Hall: Gainesville, FL

The University of Florida has been incorporating sustainable design in its new construction projects since 2001, but it tried a new approach in 2011 ...

Evie Garrett Dennis Campus: Denver, CO

When Denver Public Schools identified the need for additional schools to serve a growing suburban area, it decided to pursue a net zero energy multi-school campus ...

University of FL M.E. Rinker, Sr. Hall, School of Building Construction: Gainesville, FL

Rinker Hall at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL helps prove that energy performance can be achieved through superior design, not elevated costs.

Great Seneca Creek Elementary School: Germantown, MD

Before the county established high performance design mandates for all new schools, Great Seneca Creek Elementary School was the school system's pilot project ...

University of Oregon Lillis Business Complex: Eugene, OR

It started as a simple remodel. The University of Oregon sought to redesign and add to its existing business school because room sizes were not meeting the needs ...
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