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.
Survey shows that buildings rate poorly on green features such as energy and water use, while years are wasted waiting for elevators.
CNET News.com's Martin LaMonica goes inside a green building--Genzyme Center in Cambridge, Mass., where daylight is automatically beamed inside by heliostats and office workers have a constant stream of outside air.
This month's Living with Technology feature covers green tech, including a look ahead at electric cars and power-generating homes.
Biotech company Genzyme plans to build more green buildings outside the U.S. to improve worker productivity and spiff up its image.
Designing buildings to be energy-efficient and environmentally friendly is taking root. Here is a collection of recent green building photo galleries.