ASHRAE Standard 189.1: International Green Construction Code is gaining industrywide consensus and momentum to become the all-in-one, go-to solution for code-enforceable green building design.
Energy-efficient buildings and products are becoming the norm rather than the exception.
The 2018 edition of the International Green Construction Code unifies several energy-efficiency and green building codes and standards.
As the first net zero energy designed municipal building in the state, the Countryside City Hall and Police Department is leading the way as an example of sustainable design and civic architecture for Illinois.
Multifamily dwellings are fascinating projects that require energy-efficient designs. In essence, they could be considered giant people storage facilities for different stages of life. College dormitories, for example, contain young adults in their late teens and early twenties. Assisted living facilities hold people in their later years. However, engineers know these structures are more than just simply boxes to keep human beings in. They’re as complex and varied as the people inside.
Multifamily dwellings are fascinating projects with highly specialized codes and standards that must be adhered to.
A change in tide in domestic fuel resources and the introduction of renewables transforming how we operate our grid has led to significant shifts in the energy industry.
Over the last 10 years, some of the biggest changes seen in higher education projects are in the standards now expected for green design.
Autodesk reached out to develop a case study about Page's experience, which also allows the firm - and others in the industry - to easily assess progress against the AIA 2030 Commitment from the earliest stages of the design process.
The unprecedented technology advancements of the last three decades have only made the built environment more sophisticated, but at the same time the perceived relevance of commissioning has suffered.