Denver 2030 District Launches as the 2030 Districts Flourish

 The Denver Broncos are favorites to win the AFC West crown but the Mile-High City also has something else to be proud of, as it becomes the latest city to host a cutting-edge urban district. It joins a network of 2030 Districts working to meet the energy, water and vehicle emissions reduction targets for existing urban areas and […]

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The 2030 Palette Is Now Live!

The 2030 Palette, Architecture 2030’s latest catalyst for driving a global transformation towards a low-carbon and resilient built environment, was publicly launched in Philadelphia today at the Greenbuild 2013 Conference. The 2030 Palette is a free online platform that succinctly puts the principles and actions behind low-carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of […]

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Sefaira integrates 2030 Challenge benchmarks into its real time energy analysis platform

Sefaira and Architecture 2030 Partner to Drive Deep Energy Reductions in the Building Sector We’re delighted to announce that we’ve partnered with Sefaira, the leader in software for high performance building design, to raise awareness of the 2030 Challenge and help architects achieve the Challenge targets. As of this month, 2030 Challenge benchmarks are integrated directly into […]

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AIA Portland Presents the 4th Annual Portland 2030 Challenge Design Awards

Architecture 2030, in collaboration with AIA Portland and their Committee on the Environment (COTE) and the BetterBricks Initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, recently presented the fourth annual 2030 Challenge Design Awards in recognition of design excellence towards meeting the 2030 Challenge reduction targets. This year’s Awards were presented as part of AIA Portland’s […]

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Introducing the 2030 Palette

The 2030 Palette is a free interactive online platform that puts the principles and actions behind low-carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of architects, planners and designers worldwide. Architecture 2030 has developed this free online tool as a powerful catalyst for driving broad implementation of the 2030 Challenge and more – ensuring that […]

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Architecture 2030 Ranked #1 in Organizational Effectiveness

We would like to thank all of our Architecture 2030 supporters who have adopted and are implementing the targets of our 2030 Challenges. You have made a major impact in lowering U.S. energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Because of your work, Architecture 2030 was ranked #1 this year in organizational effectiveness on leadership and […]

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Colorado’s ZNE Goose Lays Golden Eggs

With political acrimony in Washington expected to continue, state and local governments cannot wait for the federal government to create the badly needed jobs, economic activity, and resultant revenue needed to sustain themselves; they must use the options available and undertake the task on their own – and they can. Colorado just took a giant […]

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Of Champagne and Parallel Universes – Building Sector Energy Consumption Trending Downward

Building sector energy consumption and projections are trending downward dramatically. According to the recently released U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) 2013 statistics and projections, Building Sector projections for energy consumption in the year 2030 have declined annually since 2005, even though we plan to add over 60 billion square feet (a 22.6% increase) to our […]

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