Articles by Nathan M. Gillette


Reuse, Re-cool

I was intrigued by “Inspiration” on the back page of the January-February issue of retrofit about the town of Nocona, Texas, reclaiming its identity in…


Low-hanging Fruit

USA Today Disparages “Easy” LEED Credits, Which Is Nothing New In my article titled “LEED and Economic Development,” I discussed USA Today’s criticism of LEED’s…


LEED and Economic Development

Green-building Incentives Promote Renovation and Redevelopment in a Down Economy Recently USA Today published an analysis of the Washington, D.C.- based U.S. Green Building Council’s…


Satisfaction in Adaptive Reuse

Every once in awhile you get one of those projects where everything just goes right. I was thinking back over my architecture projects that I’ve…


Cool Lights

LEDs and Lighting Controls Are Sought by Building Owners When Thomas Edison introduced the first practical incandescent light bulb in 1879, it was hailed as…