Video: Demystifying the COTE Top Ten Awards
What does it take to enter COTE® Top Ten? Hear from two firms with successful track records in the program. They will share insight into processes and documentation that support a successful COTE® Top Ten submission. Watch the recording >
Carbon Leadership Forum Life Cycle Assessment guideline specification
These provide sample verbiage for LCA requirements for the following sections: Concrete Reinforcing, Post Tensioning, Concrete, Masonry, Structural Steel, Steel Decking, Cold Formed Metal and Rough Carpentry.
Report:The Habits of High-Performance Firms
Architect’s guide to integrating energy modeling in the design process
Report:Lessons from the Leading Edge
Sustainability Leadership Opportunity Scan
Prepared by AIA resident Fellow Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA
The Carbon Neutral Design Project
A joint effort by the AIA, members of COTE®, and the Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE) to produce educational and resource materials for carbon neutral design.
Ecological Literacy in Architecture Education
Funded by a planning grant from the Tides Foundation’s Kendeda Sustainability Fund, the AIA COTE®'s report, Ecology and Design: Ecological Literacy in Architecture Education, provides a look at the degree to which ecological literacy and sustainability are playing a role in American architecture education.