In the era of climate change, do the current standards of environmentally sound building practices—developed in the late '90s—still hold up?
And it's one that even big businesses can get behind.
Public housing is generally not good for your health, but newly renovated, environmentally friendly buildings could change that.
As the world deals with quakes, storms, waves and eruptions, builders realize that surviving and thriving after these threats are key components of sustainability.
In another kind of housing crisis, New Zealand homes built with chemical-free wood are leaky, while their owners are up a creek.
In a sign of acceptance of green building practices, the existing commercial space being retrofitted to LEED standards now exceeds that of new construction.
A lawsuit challenges the claims of the nation’s foremost green building effort — the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED certification) program.