Provocative New Talk by Denis Hayes

on Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 4:25 PM

  Invited to the Equilibrium Forum, which convenes venture capitalists for informative and provocative discussions, Denis Hayes pulled no punches as he highlighted many of the big issues facing our world. Noting that black swans are not really that rare (04:31), Denis offered Herbert Stein’s famous quote, “if something cannot continue forever, it must stop,”…

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White Paper: Unlocking Deep Efficiency in Buildings

on Thu, May 26, 2016 at 5:26 PM

In the United States, buildings use 70 percent of all electricity and account for 40 percent of all carbon emissions. At least half that energy is wasted due to inefficiencies in the ways those buildings are designed, built and operated. We can dramatically cut society’s total carbon emissions simply by making our buildings more comfortable, cost-effective and efficient….

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New Publication: The Greenest Building

Posted by Michael Berrisford on Thu, Feb 04, 2016 at 7:23 PM

“The Bullitt Center was the type of design challenge architects dream about.”  Brian Court, The Miller Hull Partnership   Mary Adam Thomas’ newly released book, THE GREENEST BUILDING: How the Bullitt Center Changes the Urban Landscape, documents the historic creation of the greenest Class-A commercial office building in the world. The storyline traces the Bullitt Foundation’s…

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Case Study: Living Proof

on Thu, Aug 06, 2015 at 6:48 PM

Written by Rob Peña, an Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington and member of the Bullitt Center design team, Living Proof: The Bullitt Center encapsulates the story of the origins, the design, and the performance of the project. In detail, Peña covers all aspects of the building to provides insights borne from his…

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