Hub and Industry News

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.

For press inquiries and speaking invitations, contact Alexandra Laney.

Meet the Hub’s Theresa Backhus

The Hub's new hire, Theresa Backhus, introduces herself and her role at the Hub.

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Event Takeaways: COVID-19 and Multifamily Housing—Navigating Recovery with an Eye on the Long-Term

The Building Innovation Hub and DCBIA hosted a webinar discussing how DC’s multifamily housing providers are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and the District’s Building Energy Performance Standards.


Event Takeaways: Balancing Occupant Health and Wellness with Building Energy Performance

The Building Innovation Hub and the USGBC National Capital Region hosted a webinar on addressing immediate occupant health needs and long-term building energy performance.

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Event Takeaways: Improving Operations During the Pandemic

DC commercial building owners and operators shared at a recent event with AOBA and the Hub how they are addressing the pandemic and operating costs while preparing for what lies ahead.

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DC’s Building Energy Performance Standards Should Drive “Coopetition”

DC's new regulations could spur market growth if industry takes the right approach.

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Institute For Market Transformation Launches Building Innovation Hub

IMT's new Building Innovation Hub will help DC commercial real estate professionals create more efficient, healthy, and market-leading DC buildings.

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What the Hub is All About

Director Lindsey Falasca lays out the vision for the Building Innovation Hub.

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Falasca Named Director of DC High-Performance Building Hub

New Director will support local building industry professionals to make their buildings more efficient, healthy, and productive.

Headshot of Lindsey Falasca, photographed for the Institute for Market Transformation in Washington DC, 7 May 2019.

High-Performance Building Hub to Help DC Real Estate and Building Professionals

The Hub will be a one-stop-shop to help building owners and operators substantially cut District carbon emissions.

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