The demand for green buildings grows, a beverage company invests in a recycling initiative and a bipartisan agreement to focus on renewable energy development. Read these stories and more in this week's news roundup:
Innovative tech, sustainability to play key roles in building projects
The American Institute of Architects surveyed leading architects to find out their perspectives on how nonresidential building design will change over the next 10 years, and it determined that renewable energy and technological innovations will play key roles.
A study by Dodge Data & Analytics shows that the percentage of companies expecting to have more than 60 percent of their building projects certified green will more than double by 2018, from 18 to 37 percent.