Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘LEED’

Green Buildings: Trend to slash high-rise electric bills sweeps industry

Green Buildings: Trend to slash high-rise electric bills sweeps industry

  King Kong immortalized the Empire State Building — more than once. And while its status as the biggest and tallest has been eclipsed a number of times since Pres. Herbert Hoover turned on the lights May 1, 1931, the iconic skyscraper continues to lead the nation. However, now it’s gaining fame as perhaps the [...]

Energy efficient construction gains ground

Energy efficient construction gains ground

My Uncle Dave Wakefield lives in Anchorage, Alaska in a tiny house built when efficiency meant minimal construction cost and square footage. The house, which he’s lived in the past two decades, has changed little since its construction sometime before or during World War II. It has 2-by-4 walls, low ceilings, tiny rooms and a draftiness consistent with old [...]


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