Podcast: Committing to Net Zero

Published by Commercial Property Executive (CPE): In the first episode of the podcast, “Sustainability Street”, CPE examines the science behind and the misconceptions around net zero carbon and net zero energy commitments. A number of commercial real estate executives and...

Decarbonizing the Built Environment

Decarbonizing the Built Environment, is a new brief and online event from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). NBI Program Director, Amy Cortese was part of the conversation that informed this piece. She discussed the domestic environment for...

AECCafe Bunker Broadcast

Hear Reilly Loveland, Project Manager, talk about NBI, the Peninsula Clean Energy awards program, and more on the AECCafe Bunker Broadcast. Visit gettingtozeroforum.org to see some of the resources she mentioned during the call.

Getting Building Height Right for the Climate

Published by GTM: Skyscrapers use and lose more energy than low-rise buildings, research shows. Can smarter design and technology change that? It may seem obvious that cities filled with big buildings use energy more efficiently than dispersed suburban landscapes, and...

What Architects Need to Know About IECC 2021

Published by Architect Magazine: By the end of this year, the latest edition of the International Energy Conservation Code will be available. Updated every three years, the IECC is designed to assist state and local governments to regulate energy use...

Cutting Carbon Emissions Through Electrification

Published by Commercial Property Executive: A new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy finds that energy-efficient electric heat pumps cut commercial buildings’ greenhouse emissions by 44 percent. Sean Denniston, senior project manager at the New Buildings Institute,...