Title Abstract Publication Date
Intelligent Skins. This introduces a new approach to Intelligent Buildings. The prime objective is to control internal environments through a responsive building fabric rather than by energy conserving building... 12/31/2001
International Green Construction Code. The IGCC represents the merger of two national efforts to develop adoptable and enforceable green building codes. The International Green Construction Code (IGCC) provides a set of requirements... 02/28/2010
Investing in Carbon Offsets: Guidelines for ACUPCC Institutions. Presents The American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) ten guidelines to help institutions decide whether they will use the purchase of carbon offsets as part of their... 10/31/2008
Is Your Flooring Sustainable? Presents an interview with a floor company's marketing director discussing a seminar on LEED 2.0 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards offered by the firm. 02/28/2002
IT Is Easy Being Green. Calls for accountability for IT energy usage on campuses. Increased use of laptops decreases need for servers. Vertical-stacking blade servers reduce footprint and require less use of air... 03/31/2010
It's Green-Now Find Out What That Really Means. Discusses the validity of manufacturers' claims of greenness for their building products, directing building owners toward legitimate certification programs, and advising on the meaning of terms... 03/31/2008
It's Not Easy Being Green. Describes ways to recommission existing higher education buildings for energy and water savings. 03/31/2008
It's Not Easy Building Green. Discusses green buildings, facilities designed, constructed, and operated in an environmentally friendly and resource-efficient way. Discusses reasons for campuses to go green, the shades of green or... 01/31/2003
KAUST Academic Library Photographs, description, and credits for the 140,000-square-foot King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Academic Library in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, designed by HOK. KAUST was... 01/31/2012
Keeping it Green. Offers eight short segments covering higher education's efforts at sustainability. These cover green cleaning, composting, solar power, improved indoor air quality, biomass fuels, renovations,... 05/31/2009
Keeping the Commitment. Examines the progress of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), with a current participation of 677 schools representing six million students. Individual... 05/31/2010
Lab of the Year Combines Efficiency, Site Sensitivity. Profiles Columbia University's Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Campus. The facility was sited for minimal environmental impact, preserving views, avoiding... 04/30/2009
Labs for the 21st Century Labs21 is a voluntary program dedicated to improving the energy efficiency and environmental performance of U.S. laboratories. The Labs21 program has developed a Tool Kit of resources to support the...
Labs21 Design Process Manual. Provides guidance on the design process for high performance laboratories, leveraging the Labs21 tools. It includes the following: 1) The Design Process Checklist specifically lists process-related... 12/31/2003
Largest California State University Campus Saves Millions with Energy Management. Describes significant energy savings realized through a real-time data collection system that interfaced with the existing building automation system and a new distributed electric metering scheme.... 12/31/2004
Lasting Dividend Case study of University of Florida's William R. Hough Hall, a LEED Gold graduate business studies building that uses 42% less energy than the baseline. Ample daylighting, breakout study rooms,... 03/31/2012
Leadership in Collaboration for the Higher Education Sector. 2008 Annual Report. Reports the 2008 work of the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC). An introduction to the Consortium, their mission and their collective efforts is followed by individual... 12/31/2008
Learning Green. Provides description and data for a significant increase in college and university students pursuing degrees in environmental studies. Students also implement on-campus green projects. 03/31/2010
Learning to Stay Green. Advises on how to build green schools prudently by integrating sustainable features from the beginning, selecting and working with the design team, setting goals across the entire facilities... 03/31/2001
LEED 2009: Impact on Operations and Maintenance. Discusses how the LEED v3 rating system will affect building operations and maintenance. The three enhancements detailed are harmonizing prerequisites and credits for increased consistency, adjusting... 05/31/2009
LEED Certification and Campus Sustainability. Lists types of LEED certifications and cites the program's success in promoting sustainable buildings. 12/31/2004
LEED Experts Help University with Green Decisions. Describes the sustainable features of a new Lawrence University residence hall, including in-floor radiant heat, high performance tinted glass, exhaust heat recovery systems, recycled and recyclable... 03/31/2006
LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED-NC). This is a green building rating system that was designed to guide and distinguish high-performance commercial and institutional projects, with a focus on office buildings. Practitioners have also... 12/31/2004
LEED for Schools: Unique Opportunities. Gives history of the important contribution that LEED for Schools has made since its introduction in 2007 as an outgrowth of 1999's LEED. 08/23/2010
LEED Makes the Case for Water Efficiency. Discusses the use of LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) guidelines to implement water saving in buildings. LEED-EBOM requires a 20 percent reduction of water for... 10/31/2010