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Warren Karlenzig | December 21, 2015

As the dust is settling from Paris COP21, I want to gaze back into that whirlwind, where I was pleased to participate as a speaker and delegate on behalf of Autodesk.   Architecture 2030 organized a well-attended symposium, “Getting to Zero by 2050: How to Decarbonize the Built Environment,”  where I presented Autodesk’s new Insight

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Jonathan Rowe | December 17, 2015

This year’s Autodesk University was a great success. And through the lens of sustainability, we set new standards for our annual event. This year we purchased offsets from one of our customers, Meridian Lightweight Technologies, to make the entire event carbon neutral. We also had a flurry of classes covering new tools for energy efficient building

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Jonathan Rowe | December 16, 2015

Last month, Integral Group released the “The Total Carbon Study” with partners StopWaste.Org, Ecological Building Network, Siegel & Strain, and DPR Construction. The study used Tally for whole building lifecycle analysis (LCA) to track “total carbon” emissions of DPR Construction’s San Francisco Office, a net-positive energy retrofitted building.  Here are some of the main takeaways from the report:

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Jonathan Rowe | December 15, 2015

After two weeks of negotiations in Paris, on Saturday, more than 190 countries approved a major global agreement to address climate change. It’s a big deal. Leading up to 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (aka COP21), the global business community rallied to show a deep commitment to battling climate change. Companies worth billions of

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Jonathan Rowe | December 10, 2015

The Sustainability Solutions team had a blast at Greenbuild this year in Washington, DC. As usual, we’re inspired by the amazing projects our customers are working on and how committed you are to solving some of our world’s biggest problems with the power of thoughtful, sustainable design. We were also thrilled to see the reaction to our set

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