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2013 | Impact of Charrettes and Their Characteristics on Achieved LEED Certification »

Charrettes are collaborative, interdisciplinary workshops commonly used in the programming and or design phases of sustainable building projects and often utilized in Leadership in Energy and Environm...

gbs 2011 | Thought Leadership and Research Proceedings. Green Schools That Teach: Whole-School Sustainability. »

The combination of green school design, green organizational behavior, and aligned educational goals sets the stage for the attributes of green schools to become teaching tools. This research study co...

lenses2012 | Regenerative design: the LENSES Framework for buildings and communities »

Sustainability advocates see an immediate, pressing need to move beyond incremental improvements toward profound transformations on pressing economic, social and environmental issues. A framework call...

lenses2012 | LENSES: A framework for integrating natural, social, and economic systems in green building and sustainable development. »

Green building and sustainable development efforts are helping to reduce negative impacts associated with the built environment. Yet, current global challenges require societies to move beyond increme...

gss2012 | Sustainability in Schools: Why Green Buildings have Become a Catalyst. »

With the increase in both green school construction and research linking green schools to healthier students, higher performance and financial return on investment, it is no surprise that the green sc...

CGs2013 | Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability »

Buildings are the nations greatest energy consumers. Forty percent of all our energy is used for heating, cooling, lighting, and powering machines and devices in buildings. And despite decades of inve...