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Eco-Conscious Details for the Most Public and Private Spaces in a Home

Kitchens and baths represent the most high-traffic areas in any home and are often where the most energy is used in terms of water and power.


Green Building Initiative Opens Public Comment on ANSI Standard

GBI has released a revision to the American National Standard ANSI-GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings.


Why Native Landscape Design Matters to Your Construction Project: An Interview with Kim Eierman

Kim Eierman is an Environmental Horticulturist specializing in ecological landscapes and native plants. She provides horticultural consulting to homeowners and commercial clients before and during construction or renovation project development.


Hydrotech Roof Keeps 49’ers Fans Cool at Games

San Francisco 49ers’ fans visiting the new ecofriendly Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California will reap the benefits of American Hydrotech Inc.’s Monolithic Membrane 6125 (MM6125) and the Hydrotech Garden Roof Assembly, which created a green, living rooftop that helps cool the stadium. So reports GBD Magazine.


Will Facebook’s Massive Green Roof Inspire an Uptick in Environmentally Conscious Roof Installation?

Imagine… on your lunch break, you’re walking a half-mile loop surrounded by more than 400 native trees and a plethora of flora. You pause at a viewing deck to take in the aerial view of your company’s Menlo Park, CA surroundings before continuing your stroll atop the roof of the building wherein your cubicle is located.


Sustainable Design and Construction Insights from George Fellner

George Fellner is an expert at building environmentally responsive buildings. In fact, many projects designed by his firm, Fellner Associates Architects (FAA), are integrally designed utilizing sustainable strategies. Fellner sat down with The Progressive Builder to share his insight on the latest developments in sustainable design and construction.


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