Vapors from a toxic substance known as TCE have been detected at the company's QD6 and QD7 offices on North Whishman Road in Mountain View, Calif.
Amazon has put down more than a billion dollars for 1.8 million square feet of office space in Seattle.
Ten thousand people thronged to the opening of Asia's first Legoland, which features reproductions of landmark buildings from the region.
Retroficiency raises series A round of $3.32 million to build a cloud-based application to automatically assess commercial building energy use and prioritize efficiency projects.
A new single-family home and a retrofit of a multi-family home share many of the same techniques for greatly lowering energy use over typical construction.
IBM introduces Intelligent Building Manager software, which makes buildings more energy efficient by analyzing data from office cubes, HVAC systems, and other building hardware.
There's something pretty incredible about this base-jumping robot.
Department of Energy backs massive public works project to install solar panels on unused roofs of industrial buildings across the nation, creating thousands of jobs.
Grappling with strained power supplies, Japan may require all new buildings, including homes, to come equipped with rooftop solar panels by 2030, the Nikkei newspaper reports.
Making commercial buildings "smarter" to save energy may be a no-brainer but it will remain a niche area without better training and policies, say tech and building professionals.