The UN City is expected to become one of Denmark’s most energy efficient buildings, with a minimum goal of LEED Gold.
Volunteers will give 10 city buildings a rooftop upgrade in hopes of reducing energy consumption…and the temperature.
After years of creating squint-inducing white cool roofs to reduce solar gain, researchers are coming up with a a wider array of colors, including deep blue, to reflect unwanted rays.
The city built by oil and air conditioning is the site of a new collection of deceptively simple row houses that have achieved some impressive energy-efficiency figures.
Taking ironic inspiration from the ocean, a Korean firm uses a sushi-like design to wrap a home environment in a passive, protective shroud to shield against the desert sun.
According to a Princeton study, the thickness of a “cool roof” may have as much of an influence on energy savings and thermal performance as surface reflectivity.
The Eglert Solar Sandwich is an appetizing combo of three eco technologies: thin-film solar panels, a standing seam metal cool roof and a solar thermal system.
The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County has a new home in the Jack and Peggy Baskin Center for Philanthropy, which recently took LEED Gold certification.
A new bill in Congress would create economic growth by removing obstacles in the tax code that hinder the upgrading and modernization of energy-efficient, commercial roofs.
In a $50 million deal, Schneider Electric will use solar power and cool roofs to make the U.S. Coast Guard’s Puerto Rico facilities energy efficient.