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Understanding Urban Heat Islands
Aditya Aug 08, 2018

Introduction The term Urban Heat Island (UHI) refers to an urban area, which experiences significantly higher ambient temperatures when compared to a nearby rural or sub urban area. It is a... Read More

Enabling Sustainable Choices in Every Day Life
Krishna Vansadia Jul 29, 2018

Collectively all nations agree that more than ever in the past there is a need for going green and enabling sustainable choices in day to day life. In order to incorporate sustainable choices in... Read More

Healthy Design – A Key Factor in Green Building Moving Forward
Suelen Ribeiro Jul 22, 2018

Buildings are a complex system divided in many indoor environments, which can cause a positive or negative impact on occupants’ health. People usually spend the most of their time indoors at... Read More

Sustainable Trends to Improve Your Home’s Lifespan
Bautex Systems, LLC Jul 12, 2018

You’ve probably heard the phrase “go green” for years now. There is an increasing awareness of environmentally stable and sustainable building materials going into houses all... Read More

Hydroponics for Sustainable Backyard Gardening
Krishna Vansadia Jun 01, 2018

What is Hydroponics? Hydroponics is a type of hydroculture, where plants are grown without using soil, i.e. only mineral nutrients required for the plants are provided. Soil is replaced by a... Read More

LCA – Life Cycle Analysis for Buildings
Krishna Vansadia May 04, 2018

What is LCA: Life-cycle assessment (LCA, also known as life-cycle analysis, or cradle-to-grave analysis) is a technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the... Read More

Carbon Accounting – Benefits and Steps for SME's
Krishna Vansadia Apr 22, 2018

What is Carbon Accounting? Carbon accounting broadly refers to a process that facilitates measuring the amounts of carbon dioxide emitted by an entity. This entity could be nations,... Read More

An Introduction to PACE Financing
Krishna Vansadia Mar 04, 2018

Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, financing was created as a means to finance energy upgrades/installations for commercial and residential properties to make them more energy efficient. The... Read More

What is a Home Energy Audit?
pprince Feb 16, 2018

Living in in an older home in Massachusetts, I know how important it is to make sure your heating system is ready for winter. Nothing is worse than having your system break down in the middle of... Read More

The Importance of User Behavior in Green Building Efficiency
Suelen Ribeiro Jan 25, 2018

Green building is designed to improve efficiency.  Another way to improve efficiency that has a big influence but we do not pay enough attention is “green behavior” - the way in... Read More

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