ERDC research engineer awarded SEED grant
Mechanical engineer Dr. George Stubblefield from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Geotechnical and Structures Laboratory will use the funding to study smooth particle hydrodynamics and reducing the thickness of military airstrips
Technical Lead for CHPS shares her expertise in sustainable school design in an interview
Alex Buchanan of the Collaborative for High Performance Schools assists project teams with the design and construction processes
Green hydrogen demonstration project begins at Brentwood Power Station on Long Island
The New York Power Authority, in collaboration with the Electric Power Research Institute, General Electric, Airgas, Sargent & Lundy, and Fresh Meadow Power, will assess the potential of substituting renewable hydrogen for a portion of the natural gas used to generate power
U.S. Green Building Council partners with Dodge Data to release World Green Building Trends 2021 Report
It shows increased commitment to green building as industry experts strategize to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions
2021 International Green Construction Code released
The International Code Council; the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers; the U.S. Green Building Council; and the Illuminating Engineering Society have released the anticipated 2021 IgCC
University of Missouri engineers are working with Dow and the Missouri Department of Transportation to test the use of plastic waste in road pavement
Testing on a local roadway, engineers and students are determining how to incorporate single-use, polyethylene plastic waste into asphalt
Engineers develop concept for rechargeable concrete-based batteries
With this research from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, concrete buildings and other infrastructure could store huge amounts of energy
Report on indoor air quality in schools released
The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council and ASHRAE have released survey results from school districts, detailing measures they have taken to improve indoor air quality in schools in response to the pandemic.
Two developers selected to design rooftop solar arrays for 51 New York City area public buildings
After installing them, Ameresco, a clean technology integrator headquartered in Framingham, MA, and ENGIE North America with national headquarters in Houston, TX will manage the projects.
Hillsboro, Oregon begins generating renewable electricity from an underground water pipeline
The Hillsboro In-Pipe Hydroelectric Project features the In-PRV, a new smart water and micro-hydro system that generates electricity by harvesting excess pressure from a city water pipeline.