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Leon Kaye recently spoke with a professor whose research indicates coal could replace wood in plastic composite decking.
UAE’s Ministry of Economy recently held an event in Dubai to launch a “Corporate Social Responsibility Index” in order to boost such initiatives across this nation of 9.2 million people.
The diplomatic isolation of Qatar has raised all kinds of questions about the World Cup and oil prices. But no one has asked about the impact the country's isolation will have on the hundreds of thousands of expat workers building new World Cup venues.
Tesla says its solar roofing tiles are ready for market -- and promises quite a payoff over the life of these next-gen solar roof systems.
Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof - gone are those boxy aluminum mounts and glaring grid-line design.
The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.
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.