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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.

For press inquiries and speaking invitations, contact Alexandra Laney.

Engineering Better Buildings

GHT Limited discusses the importance of improving building performance

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Get to Know the Hub Advisory Board

We asked the Hub's advisory board to share their perspective on challenges and opportunities to create high-performing buildings.

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Mobilizing Green Building Leadership in Construction and Beyond

Clark Construction Group explains why they value their Hub membership and support green building leadership

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Welcome, Founding Members!

The Hub is excited to announce its first member cohort.

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Transforming DC Building Design

Two members of the ARUP team in DC talk about improving building performance in the District

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Event Takeaways: Funding Clean Energy DC- Innovative Financing Solutions for Building Retrofits

Key lessons learned from a DC-based discussion on clean energy financing for building efficiency improvements

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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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