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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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100% Natural Ventilation at Harvard’s HouseZero

100% Natural Ventilation at Harvard’s HouseZero

A pre-1940s-residential building situated in Harvard University’s campus is being renovated to inspire others on how old and conservative design can be altered to create an ultra-efficient facility with ambitious performance targets. The building, which is to be completed in ...

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To Catch the Rain

To Catch the Rain

A Kickstarter project, To Catch the Rain is a book of inspiring stories of communities coming together to catch their own rain, along with the nitty-gritty details so that anyone can do it. It is a book for people looking ...

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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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BuildingGreen’s Top 10 Products for 2018

BuildingGreen’s Top 10 Products for 2018

BuildingGreen’s team recently announced its 2018 Top 10 Products List, a list that is well respected and one to which I always look forward. I’m particularly excited about the AirFlow Panel and the VersaDry Drywall Track, both of which revolutionize the ...

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Calling for Nominees for the California ZNE School Awards

Calling for Nominees for the California ZNE School Awards

With 27 zero net energy (ZNE) schools operating or planned, California is leading the nation in driving K-12 schools and community colleges to ZNE performance. These projects represent high performance buildings that combine energy efficiency and renewable resources to produce ...

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Partner in Reconciliation: Building for the Indigenous People of Canada

Partner in Reconciliation: Building for the Indigenous People of Canada

The University of British Columbia (UBC) was honoured with a Sustainability Award from APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities, for the second time in six years in August of 2017. It was a no brainer to have AYO Smart Home’s Pilot ...

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Webinar: More with Less: An Overview of the First CLT Hotel in the U.S.

Webinar: More with Less: An Overview of the First CLT Hotel in the U.S.

A free webinar, More with Less: An Overview of the First CLT Hotel in the U.S., from the WoodWorks Wood Products Council will take place on August 9th 12:00 – 1:00 PM Central time. The availability of cross laminated timber (CLT) ...

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