User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Independent
Category: Green Building :: Residential
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How to build a flood resilient future 14.3.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new book shows how we can adapt the built and natural environment to be more flood resilient in the face of climate change.
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Green Seal at 30: What we’ve learned 4.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Seven things you should know about ecolabeling.
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How the cleanest U.S. cities are progressing toward zero carbon 23.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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Living homes for all 16.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Can we transform the durability, healthy and sustainability afforable housing?
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The Powerhouse movement seeks to inspire net-positive buildings 16.5.2018 GreenBiz.com
It's another holistic way of looking at total impact.
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The case for preventing climate gentrification 13.2.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Rebuilding after a disaster isn't just about bricks and mortar. It's about lives and communities.
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Gold or silver? Why the Mercedes Benz Stadium went (LEED) Platinum 9.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
Carlie Bullock-Jones, CEO of sustainability consulting firm Ecoworks, is transforming the arena sports world by asking big, "What If" questions.
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The 4 benefits of building a green home 11.1.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Americans do want greener homes. They just don’t call them that.
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A Tiny House Big on Style 27.10.2017 Sustainable Housing and Green Building News - ENN
Three years ago, when Carleton architecture student and national team whitewater kayaker, Ben Hayward, took time off from his studies to train and compete in Europe in a bid to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, the cost of accommodation and travel was tough to manage on his amateur athlete’s budget.So Hayward bought a used flatbed truck for just over $2,000 and, with $7,500 in materials and help from a Welsh mechanic friend, built a 72-square-foot wooden camper with a small wind turbine, solar panels and a round door at the back. He lived in the “Hobbit Van” for two years, driving from country to country to attend races, sleeping in parking lots.
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A Tiny House Big on Style 27.10.2017 Sustainable Housing and Green Building News - ENN
Three years ago, when Carleton architecture student and national team whitewater kayaker, Ben Hayward, took time off from his studies to train and compete in Europe in a bid to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, the cost of accommodation and travel was tough to manage on his amateur athlete’s budget.So Hayward bought a used flatbed truck for just over $2,000 and, with $7,500 in materials and help from a Welsh mechanic friend, built a 72-square-foot wooden camper with a small wind turbine, solar panels and a round door at the back. He lived in the “Hobbit Van” for two years, driving from country to country to attend races, sleeping in parking lots.
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Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us? No. 16.9.2017 TreeHugger
It is hard to believe that in 2017 we are seeing that in a headline; Co. Design should be ashamed.
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Creating a truly green building may be harder than rocket science 11.9.2017 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Promised energy savings in buildings don't deliver. The problem is inept modeling systems that fail to capture how buildings really work.
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What is climate gentrification? 17.8.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Building greener cities that boost social equity is a priority from coast to coast. But beware of urban resiliency as a 'land grab.'
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Why Jason McLennan is optimistic about regenerative buildings 14.8.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
And why living laboratories are central to his plan for spreading the faith.
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A tale of two 'living' buildings in the Capitol 13.7.2017 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Measuring the intangible value of two Living Building Challenge and WELL Building certifications in Washington, D.C.
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Musings about Martin Holladay's Musings of an energy nerd (book review) 31.5.2017 TreeHugger
Everybody who designs or builds houses should read this book, but it needs a bit of an edit.
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Rooftop Solar Panels Are Great for the Planet—But Terrible for Firefighters 30.5.2017 Sustainable Housing and Green Building News - ENN
When first responders arrived to the burning home on Eugene Street in Manchester, New Hampshire just after 2 am on January 27, half the home was already up in flames. It was a big fire, but relatively routine: Working in the dark, the firefighters made sure the two residents got out unharmed, and got to work.
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Old is new again as HouseZero focuses on natural ventilation and light 29.5.2017 TreeHugger
It's That Seventies Show as "mass and glass" returns to green building
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Put a cork on it 13.4.2017 TreeHugger
Albert Rooks renovates a little house in Olympia and covers it in cork, the natural insulation.
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How to make green building a no-brainer: Lessons from Vancouver 10.4.2017 TreeHugger
Rules really matter, and the city uses them to encourage the right kind of building.
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