Energy Efficiency

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AIA Opposes Reintroduced Shaheen-Portman Energy-Efficiency Bill AIA Opposes Reintroduced Shaheen-Portman Energy-Efficiency Bill

The long-stalled legislation would repeal the 2030 fossil fuel reduction targets for new and renovated federal buildings. Read more

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Energy Performance–Based Contracts Energy Performance–Based Contracts

More clients are opting for contracts focused on energy-performance outcomes. Here are a few key steps for approaching this emerging contracting method. Read more

The London Underline Could Be City's Next Great Project
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The London Underline Could Be City's Next Great Project

Gensler won Best Conceptual Award at London's Planning Awards on Tuesday for a... Read more

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AIA Design: Do Algorithms Make Architecture? AIA Design: Do Algorithms Make Architecture?

As high-performance high-rises become less Seagram and more Aqua, will the net impact may take shape sooner than we think. Read more

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ARCHITECT Annotates the 2015 State of the Union Address ARCHITECT Annotates the 2015 State of the Union Address

The annual address touched on topics from healthcare to drones. We cut through the political hyperbole to highlight areas of interest to the AEC profession. Read more

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AIA Releases 2015 List of Legislative Priorities for Congress AIA Releases 2015 List of Legislative Priorities for Congress

Issued days before President Obama's State of the Union address, the AIA's agenda includes job creation, resiliency, design excellence, and historic preservation. Read more

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San Diego Continuing Education's North City Campus Earns LEED Gold San Diego Continuing Education's North City Campus Earns LEED Gold

The $44.9 million facility, designed by Joseph Wong Design Associates, joins a host of education projects that are LEED certified or are on track for certification in the city. Read more

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Chicago Publishes Inaugural Report of Energy Use in Commercial Buildings Chicago Publishes Inaugural Report of Energy Use in Commercial Buildings

The Windy City's evaluation highlights that reducing energy intensity could lead to a 23-percent drop in energy use and $77-million in annual savings. Read more

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Congress Extends Tax Deductions on Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Congress Extends Tax Deductions on Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings

The legislation authorizes deductions for buildings and renovations completed in 2014. Read more

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Restoration Planned For National Mall's Oldest Remaining Structure Restoration Planned For National Mall's Oldest Remaining Structure

Preservation of the 178-year-old Lockkeeper's House on Washington, D.C.'s National Mall will be funded through a public-private partnership. Read more

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