Tag archives for green building
Winter is now officially here and by now you’ve probably stocked up on your supply of home heating oil. You may well be feeling smug as well as snug, but you’ll feel even better if you know you’re making the most of your oil by insulating your home and by using your boiler more efficiently.
The General Services Administration, which functions as Washington D.C.’s chief procurement office, will soon require its suppliers to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions.
When the Masdar Initiative was first announced 10 years ago, it was greeted by a mix of excitement and skepticism. Masdar City's long-term plan has slowed down, frustrating many. But now the city, and Masdar's clean-energy deployment team, are on the move.
Despite reports to the contrary, more than a third of Masdar City's developed area will be completed within the next five years, a significant proportion of it by third-party developers whose projects will be realized according to Abu Dhabi's Estidama sustainable building standards.
SerraLux claims its technology reduces glare while extending daylight deeper into a space, such as a classroom--and Las Vegas schools are signing up in an effort to increase energy efficiency and improve learning.
Green design and architecture are becoming the norm across building sectors around the world, and for good reason.
Wells Fargo, as disclosed in its most recent CSR report, has reached $37 billion in environmental loans and investments.
Famed yacht designer Christian Grande of Italy has proposed AbiFloat, which combines modular building and luxury in a floating village setting.
Like many new ecological thoughts and products, when you treat one problem, you create another—and that goes for water efficiency in the home.
Little about GM's Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.
The Aluminaire House, the first metal prefabricated house built in the U.S., will move to Palm Springs, the epicenter of mid-century modern architecture.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its 2014 list of the top 10 LEED states in green building performance.