Monthly Archives: May 2012

From the desk of Bryan Astheimer

On the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, Emirati gold is being spun into a solar-powered city of the future called Masdar. But the most widely copied model for sustainable urban design is the humble, pedestrian-scale ‘complete street’ approach.

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From the desk of Drew Lavine

Something exciting in the energy world is happening. When Lucid started in 2004 the untapped potential for building occupants to impact energy use by changing their behavior was barely on the radar as an outlet for energy efficiency. After much pushing, prodding and proving, we are seeing behavior change and occupant engagement move into the mainstream. Learn More…