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Stay current on the latest in building performance trends.

The Building Innovation Hub provides expert insight into the latest trends in DC-area commercial real estate, focusing on emerging and growing concepts relevant to green buildings, building automation, high-performance design, smart building technology, and more.

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A Thriving DC: Interview with DOEE Director Tommy Wells

Washington DC's Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) Director Tommy Wells talks about sustainability and infrastructure in the District.

Ameresco: Providing Energy-Efficient Solutions to Public and Private Sector

The Hub interviews Ameresco about high-performance building trends

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How We Can Transform Buildings to Better Serve People and Communities

Each of us has a role to play in making buildings sustainable, equitable, and resilient.

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DPR: On the front lines of better buildings

Interview with Hub member DPR Construction

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What Will It Take Series Takeaways

Fernando Arias and Theresa Backhus reflect on getting to carbon-free buildings by 2050

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Event Takeaways: Opportunities and Risks for BEPS

How can architects and engineers manage the risks, while simultaneously positioning themselves for the opportunities, of BEPS?

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Sustainability and Historic Preservation: Options and Opportunities in DC

Guest authors argue historic preservation is essential to achieving climate goals in DC and elsewhere

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Event Takeaways: What Will It Take? Constructing Carbon-Free Buildings

5 takeaways from our panel on constructing carbon-free buildings

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Event Takeaways: Where DC’s Building Codes Meets BEPS

Top takeways from our webinar with Kim Cheslak on DC's codes and how they intersect with the District's Building Energy Performance Standards

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BEPS Standards and Compliance Rules Finalized

A detailed summary of the final BEPS compliance regulations, the Standards per property type, and updates to the Benchmarking requirements.

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Building Innovation Hub Joins UN International Centre of Excellence on High-Performance Buildings

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe names the Hub an International Centre of Excellence on High Performing Buildings.

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Transforming DC’s Buildings: A Conversation with Industry Leaders

Members of the Hub's Industry Leadership Forum identified barriers and solutions to creating high-performance buildings.

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