Vision 2020

Retrofitting Suburbia For 21st Century Challenges
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Retrofitting Suburbia For 21st Century Challenges

The suburbs weren’t designed with sustainability in mind, says Ellen Dunham-Jones,... More

Resilience for the Long Haul
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Resilience for the Long Haul

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, makes the case for taking the long view in addressing "the... More

Passive Solar Vs. Passive House
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Passive Solar Vs. Passive House

Architect Dennis Wedlick, a Vision 2020 chair for Building Design + Performance,... More

How Smart Meters Could Make Smart Buildings
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How Smart Meters Could Make Smart Buildings

Commercial buildings often waste gigantic amounts of energy, but it appears normal... More

The Architect as Superhero
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The Architect as Superhero

Maureen Guttman, President of the Building Codes Assistance Project, exhorts... More

New Materials Create Vast Opportunities in Sustainable Design
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New Materials Create Vast Opportunities in Sustainable Design

Blaine Brownell, University of Minnesota associate professor and director of the... More

Myths and Misunderstandings about Water Sustainability
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Myths and Misunderstandings about Water Sustainability

Doug Bennett, conservation manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority,... More

Vision 2020: Codes, Standards + Rating Programs
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Vision 2020: Codes, Standards + Rating Programs

We cannot move forward until codes, standards, and rating programs better address... More

Vision 2020: Indoor Environmental Quality
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Vision 2020: Indoor Environmental Quality

Green buildings can still be polluted, says UL Environment and Greenguard founder... More

Vision 2020: Economics + Financing
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Vision 2020: Economics + Financing

With the right financing mechanisms in place to drive real estate markets, green... More

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