Greenbuild 2009 Brings Sustainability to "Main Street" in Phoenix
GREENBUILD 2009 in Phoenix AZ ended today. This article serves as your gateway to our coverage of Greenbuild 2009.
November 13, 2009
|Building Priorities Briefing -- "Greenbuild 2009: Model to Building to Grid"|
Feature: Siemens on the building-to-smart-grid interface. Plus: The New York Times building and "total light management." Energy Minute: Building Information Modeling (BIM). Part 3: Autodesk on how BIM could accelerate the LEED certification process. This is the second of two Briefings from Greenbuild 2009. (podcast)
Greenbuild is Ready for 20,000+ Architects, Builders and Owners
Awareness of climate change can be credited with the large attendance at Greenbuild during an economic downturn.
Empire State Building to be a Replicable Model for Energy Efficiency Retrofits
Retrofitting the Empire State Building is a major undertaking. We interview Clay Nesler, part of a team of experts responsible for the project.
"Radical Industrialist" Ray Anderson Shares Insights with CEO Roundtable
The entertaining and poignant corporate environmentalist spoke at a United States Green Building Council Executive Luncheon.
Al Gore: Political Will is a Renewable Resource
Al Gore's speech in Phoenix on Wednesday underscored the context in which the green building movement is gaining traction.
|Building Priorities Briefing -- "Greenbuild 2009: Energy Is the Monumental Issue"|
Feature: The Empire State Building energy efficiency retrofit. Energy Minute: Daylighting in Commercial Buildings. Part 3: Interesting daylighting products we saw at Greenbuild. This is the first of two Briefings from Greenbuild 2009. (podcast)
Green Real Estate Survey Results: Energy Efficiency Retrofits Gain Ground in Recession
NREI and USGBC announced the results of the 2009 Green Building Survey: "Doubling Down on Green: Why Sustainability Endures in the Face of a Recession."
Need Daylight Deep in Buildings? Tube It In
Solatube International gave us a demo of their flagship product, the 750DS tubular daylighting device.
Module Coming in 2010 Makes LED Luminaires Upgradeable and Adjustable
GE is showing some upcoming products that help designers earn LEED credits with light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires.
|Ride Metro to Greenbuild 2009 (video podcast)"|
Public transit and other infrastructure surrounding the Phoenix Convention Center helped the city win its bid for the Greenbuild 2009 Conference and Expo.
Greenbuild 2009: Education Sessions
Our list of recommendations for attendees interested in sustainable energy in business.
Berlin Wall (commentary)
Germany's Berlin Wall fell 20 years ago. It reminds me of something Rick Fedrizzi once said.
Greenbuild Twitter List
The list we compiled in collaboration with Johnson Controls.