LEED Makes Nice with Living Building Challenge

LEED Makes Nice with Living Building Challenge

In the world of rating systems there is a sense of competition, but nevertheless, the US Green Building Council will now recognize energy and water requirements from the Living Building Challenge green building system within the LEED green building program. USGBC says it shares common … Read more…

San Francisco Construction Office Uses Daylighting System in Bid to Earn Net-Zero Status

San Francisco Construction Office Uses Daylighting System in Bid to Earn Net-Zero Status

DPR Construction recently installed 19 Solatube SolaMaster Series 750 DS units in its San Francisco office as part of the company’s effort to achieve the International Living Future Institute’s Net-Zero Energy building (NZEB) designation. If the San Francisco building earns the designation, it will be the … Read more…

College Building ‘Scavenges’ Heat

The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) at Vancouver’s University of British Columbia utilizes innovative HVAC technologies such as heat scavenging from neighboring buildings, geothermal and solar. The four-story, 65,000-sq-foot net-positive-energy building has achieved LEED platinum certification and has applied for Living Building Challenge … Read more…

Living Building Pulls Out All the Stops

Living Building Pulls Out All the Stops

Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens’ new Center for Sustainable Landscapes in Pittsburg received Net Zero Energy Building Certification, which it pursued in the Living Building Challenge issued by International Living Future Institute. The building features everything from geothermal, to solar, to wind, to a desiccant … Read more…

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