How can the sustainable building industry help drive market transformation in the energy efficiency world? Read about Alistair Jackson’s impressions from the LEED for Homes Provider retreat and thoughts on how to use residential building to steer the market.
Almost two years into the use of LEED 2009 ratings system and most project teams are still encountering the system for the first time. When discussing the LEED project boundary, many projects find themselves in a fuzzy area with no definition or direction. Elizabeth Powers discusses the options and methods for deciding your project’s site boundary.
What’s a Woonerf? O’Brien & Company’s Nora Daley-Peng interviews Bill Zosel to find out how this strangely named neighborhood amenity provides a place for community, safe pedestrian access, green space and sustainable design.