Category Archives: Building Green

Are you willing to pay more for your green apartment?

Green apartment construction is blossoming, yet renter survey shows $560 rent premium is 5 times higher than most would pay The following post is by Nadia Balint for RENTCafé and Yardi Matrix. The number of new green-certified apartments expected to rise by 32% … Continue reading

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The ‘shimmering veil’ of San Antonio

Check out the before and after photos of the San Antonio Tobin Center for the Performing Arts!  The Tobin Center won a 2016 Global Award for Excellence from Urban Land Institute.  Seattle-based LMN Architects was the design architect and Marmon … Continue reading

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Pioneering project upgraded to Passive House Plus

DARMSTADT, GERMANY – The world’s first Passive House building has increased its already high energy efficiency level and now relies on renewable energy. A year ago, a photovoltaic system was installed on the roof of a row house built in 1991 … Continue reading

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Watch Clark College’s STEM building from ground up

Clark College has formally opened their new STEM Building to the students at their Vancouver, Washington campus. Skanska USA Building, Inc. chose Work Zone Cam to document the construction of the 70,000-square-foot building from January 2015 to August 2016. To celebrate … Continue reading

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Washington’s Energy Future Conference is Nov. 1, 2016

Don’t Miss Washington’s Energy Future Conference, Nov. 1, 2016 – Seattle. Presented by the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) and the Washington Dept. of Commerce Now in its 7th year, this is Washington’s signature clean energy event, bringing together members … Continue reading

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