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Webinar: Getting to Zero Energy

Webinar: Getting to Zero Energy

In case you missed New Building Institute’s webinar on Nothing Beats Zero – Updates on the Trends and Projects That Are Getting to Zero Energy, you can now view it online here. Zero energy (ZE) buildings are a tiny part ...

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ZNE Buildings Achievable in Every U.S. Climate Zone

ZNE Buildings Achievable in Every U.S. Climate Zone

Do ZNE buildings make sense in all climate zone types? Apparently they do, and have proven that it is possible to build successful ZNE buildings in every type of U.S. climate zone. New Buildings Institute recently released its 2018 Getting ...

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Living Future 18

Living Future 18

The What: In May 2018, a global community of changemakers will converge at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland to turn ideas into action! The Living Future unConference is the leading event in regenerative design. Join a community of changemakers. This year’s theme ...

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Sonoma Academy Honored with ZNE School Leadership Award

Sonoma Academy Honored with ZNE School Leadership Award

WRNS Studio-designed Sonoma Academy was honored with the California ZNE School Leadership Award: a project among six winners recognized for driving ZNE in new and existing school projects in California. Six exemplary individuals, design teams, and school districts were recently ...

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Triple Bottom-Line Bank Is Net Zero Ready

Triple Bottom-Line Bank Is Net Zero Ready

Beneficial State Bank has a challenge for its customers and depositors. It is to “build something beautiful.” For its new headquarters in Oakland, California, the bank commissioned Gelfand Partners Architects to realize the bank’s mission of community and sustainability through ...

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It’s Time to Provide Leadership

It’s Time to Provide Leadership

Hosted by the USGBC Northern California Chapter and following a hiatus since its last conference, GreenerBuilder 2017 came back strong and was a stimulating success, well attended by over 360 attendees. It took place at the Zero Net Energy Center ...

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Student Competition: INNOVATION 2030

Student Competition: INNOVATION 2030

Climate change is the design challenge of our time. Architects play a critical role in addressing both the causes and effects of climate change. Design is the key to producing a built environment that adapts to projected climate impacts, protects ...

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Fighting for Our Message: Energy Efficiency and Beyond

Fighting for Our Message: Energy Efficiency and Beyond

The 2017 Beyond Energy Efficiency Conference hosted by Build It Green was an inspirational success, well attended by over 250 attendees including 43 speakers and 13 exhibitors. It took place at the Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro, California, ...

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