The $2 Million Project Replaces Six 25-Year-Old Temporary Classrooms
October 6, 2014
In collaboration with the Oak Park Unified School District, Balfour Beatty Construction installed seven net-zero modular classroom buildings made of single use containers used for ocean shipping at Oak Park High School. The project marks the first use of this type of modular building approved by the California Division of State Architect.
Package for Engineers Assists with Integration of Mechanical Systems in Sustainable Building Designs
September 5, 2014
DesignBuilder Software has released version 4 of its whole building energy simulation program, DesignBuilder. The company said this new version adds a substantial set of new features and improvements oriented to the different but overlapping needs of engineers and architects.
The Matarozzi/Pelsinger Multi-Use Building in San Francisco is the inaugural recipient of the Top Ten Plus award, recognizing it for the quantifiable metrics that demonstrate the true impact its sustainable design has achieved.
The new George W. Bush Presidential Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, its highest level of certification. It is the first presidential library to earn LEED Platinum certification for new construction.
With a nod to its surroundings, The Carneros Inn was conceptualized in 1998 to incorporate natural beauty while ensuring sustainability through a number of ecologically minded design and construction principles.
Schöck, an international developer of products for thermal insulation, impact sound insulation, and reinforcement technology, has announced the United States introduction of Isokorb®, a solution to thermal bridging in the building envelope.
Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES), a provider of integrated performance analysis software and consulting services for sustainable building design and operation, has announced new HVAC enhancements to its VE-Pro building performance simulation software.