Green Construction

Green Construction (34)

GreenerBuilder 2018 to Focus on Sustainability in Pacific Region

Urban environmentalist Vien Truong will headline the August 1 regional U.S. Green Building Council’s GreenerBuilder 2018 Conference.


Demand for Green Materials Soaring: Report

The market for green building materials is expected to grow 12.5% year-over-year through 2019, due in large part to government support, according to information from Transparency Market Research. So reports Building Design and Construction.


LEED, STAR Team Up to Address Sustainability Concerns

Green Business Certification Inc. will partner with STAR Communities to try to create a streamlined sustainable building framework for cities and communities. So reports the U.S. Green Building Council.


The Gestalt in Green Construction: Process is as Important as End Result

It’s easy to fall into simplistic thinking about green construction and making the build process “environmentally friendly.”


Taking the Road Less Traveled in Sustainable Building to Suit Individual Needs

Heidelberg Village in Germany is the world’s largest passive house settlement under the construction leadership of sustainable architect Wolfgang Frey.


From Army Barracks to a Net-Zero Farmhouse Neighborhood

This Old House, the beloved home magazine, revealed its “2016 Idea House” in the September 2016 issue.


Mahesh Ramanujam’s Green Vision: Broad, Data Driven

Emphasizing transparency and data science, broadening the scope of sustainable building and applying the benefits of green building to the underserved are among some of Mahesh Ramanujam’s priorities in his new role as president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council.


Healthier Building Features Brings Benefits to Owners, Developers & Tenants

With public interest in green living on the rise, building owners are taking note of how green construction/enhancements of their buildings can affect the bottom line. 


Take Your Green Business to the Next Level

Whether you’re adding green construction to an established menu of services or contemplating a shift of your existing business to focus solely on sustainable design and architecture, you’ll want to take advantage of the knowledge base that’s available to you through workshops and conferences.


Will a Cool Roof Cool-down Your Customers' Energy Bills?

In the heat of a summer afternoon (or all day long if you live in Phoenix), the demand for air conditioning spikes energy use and increases cost for both residential and commercial customers. One of the best approaches to shrinking peak usage and increased cost is to reduce the solar load on a building, which is a primary factor that drives peak energy demand for air conditioning.


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