Opinions, points of view, and perspectives of industry authorities, luminaries, and experts. 
Joseph Laquatra
By: Professors Joseph Laquatra, Ph.D. and Mark Pierce,
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Source: iGreenBuild.com
For more than a decade, Professors Joseph Laquatra, Ph.D. and Mark Pierce, M.S. of Cornell University’s Department of Design and Environmental Analysis have had their noses in the business of sustainable construction.
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Joseph Laquatra
By: Joseph Laquatra
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Source: iGreenBuild.com
It doesn’t get a lot of attention, but construction waste or demolition debris (C&D) is a big issue. In fact, it’s one of the biggest contributors of waste in the building industry.
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evergreen
By: Erik G. Birkerts and Thomas G. Knight
Monday, September 5, 2011
Source: iGreenBuild.com
This summer validated its importance as a grid resource as heat waves triggered record-level load shedding dispatches in the Northeast and Texas. July 22nd alone witnessed PJM Interconnection and New York ISO shedding 2,300 megawatts and 1,743 megawatts, respectively
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Energy Solutions, LLC: Solar Innovation Where You Wouldn’t Expect It
bill devillier
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
By: Rich Moore
Source: iGreenBuild.com
In virtually every highly innovative industry, all the sizzle and excitement generally concentrates around the core component or technology. In solar energy, for the most part, it’s been all about innovative new photovoltaic (PV) materials and modules, and new ways to squeeze more power out of them at ever decreasing costs. Much money is being invested, and much progress is being made on that front.

Green Code Pro: A One-Stop-Shop for AEC in the Making
beckman
Monday, July 18, 2011
By: Rich Moore
Source: iGreenBuild.com
For more than two decades, sustainability has been on Scott Beckman’s mind.

Reducing Embodied Energy and Atmospheric CO2
wood framing
Monday, July 18, 2011
By: Edie Sonne Hall, Ph.D.
Source: iGreenBuild.com
When evaluating materials and methods to reduce a building’s energy consumption and carbon footprint, project teams typically focus on operating energy rather than embodied energy related to material manufacturing and building construction.

Toward More Sustainable Construction:
Joseph Laquatra
Sunday, July 3, 2011
By: Joseph Laquatra and Mark Pierce
Source: iGreenBuild.com
Millions of dollars and tremendous amounts of time and brain power are being applied to the hottest new clean technologies and technology-enabled services.

Erik Birkerts Q&A
Erik Birkerts
Monday, June 6, 2011
By: Rich Moore
Source: iGreenBuild.com
“My dad is an architect and he has always pushed the envelope on new ideas, particularly on ways of making buildings more expressive and maximizing daylight,” Erik Birkerts explained when we caught up with him recently. “So, my interest in those issues developed early on.”

The Importance of Blue Space
ocean
Monday, June 6, 2011
By: Taylor Westmont
Source: iGreenBuild.com

Mathew White, Amanda Smith, Kelly Humphryes, and Sabine Pahl of the School of Psychology at University of Plymouth in the UK along with Deborah Sneling of the National Marine Aquarium and Michael Depledge of the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry in Plymouth set out to determine how the sight of standing or running water affects people psychologically.


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