High Performance Buildings Blog

Green Building Congress Sets Construction Goal for India Buildings - What will it Take to get There?

Neil Maldeis November 21, 2013 06:00 AM

There is a huge opportunity to expand the number of green buildings in India, which currently make up less than five percent of the market, according to recent discussions at the 2013 Green Building Congress...

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Energy Efficiency’s Economic Impact May Surprise You

Neil Maldeis November 7, 2013 06:00 AM

The role of energy efficiency in our daily lives is a complicated one, according to an article from Greentech Media.

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A Tale of Two Buildings

Neil Madeis October 31, 2013 05:00 AM

A recent Washington Post story noted how green construction has become a common trend for new office buildings, with one-third of all new office space completed in 2011 being designated “green.” But beyond the...

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Industrial Energy Efficiency is Key to Global Competitiveness

Neil Maldeis October 23, 2013 05:00 AM

The BlueGreen Alliance, a partnership between labor unions and environmental organizations, recently released a new policy report on industrial energy efficiency. It notes that America’s manufacturing sector – the world’s largest – can keep its lead by taking advantage of the huge opportunities to increase energy efficiencies, cut waste and save on operating costs.

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Windy City Makes Building Owners Prove Energy Savings Claims Aren't Blowing Smoke

Neil Maldeis October 17, 2013 05:00 AM

Although several U.S. cities have energy efficiency requirements for large commercial and residential buildings, Chicago has become the first one to mandate the verification of building energy data.

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