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Google buildings exposed to toxic vapors left by chipmakers

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.

By Feb. 22, 2013


Amazon plunks down $1.16B on Seattle office buildings

Amazon has put down more than a billion dollars for 1.8 million square feet of office space in Seattle.

By Oct. 5, 2012


Legoland Malaysia opens with mini buildings galore

Ten thousand people thronged to the opening of Asia's first Legoland, which features reproductions of landmark buildings from the region.

By Sep. 16, 2012


Startup puts buildings on energy diet

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.

By Nov. 30, 2011


Common ground on green buildings (photos)

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.

8 Images By Oct. 9, 2011


IBM connects dots for smarter buildings

IBM introduces Intelligent Building Manager software, which makes buildings more energy efficient by analyzing data from office cubes, HVAC systems, and other building hardware.

By Jun. 8, 2011


Paraswift robot flings itself off buildings

There's something pretty incredible about this base-jumping robot.

By Sep. 8, 2011


Industrial buildings across U.S. to go solar

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.

By Jun. 23, 2011


Japan eyes solar panels on all new buildings

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.

By May. 24, 2011


Cracking the code on high-tech green buildings

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.

By Apr. 1, 2011