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The Green New Deal - An Introduction
AbbieKnight Jan 03, 2019

Years ago, a New Deal was developed during the Roosevelt administration. The deal was made up of social and economic reforms as well as public works projects. The deal provided economic recovery and... Read More

Certainteed Gypsum- ESD Headquarters Case Study

Chicago-Based Firm Prioritizes Sustainable Design to Achieve Maximum Occupant Comfort and Well-Being with CertainTeed Gypsum   IMPROVING SOCIETY THROUGH THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT A... Read More

The New IGCC, International Green Construction Code - Partnerships and Implications
Yishan Dec 12, 2018

The 2018 International Green Construction Code, or IGCC is developed jointly by International Code Council (ICC), U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), The American Institute of Architects (AIA), and... Read More

Greenbuild 2018 - Report Out, and Top 10
Allison Friedman Nov 25, 2018

The participating companies and attendees at Greenbuild 2018 seemed to have a wider, more open outlook about our work as an industry than I have perceived at times.  We talk... Read More

5 Green Hotels to Visit on Your Next Vacation

Top Green Hotels to Visit on Your Next Vacation Green hotels are making waves in the world of sustainable design. Hotels are occupied at all hours of the day, seven days a week, which means energy... Read More

Green Office Tips: How to Create a Greener Office Building

Saving energy in the workplace can make a big difference in reducing your carbon footprint. With how much time we spend at work, our workplace is just as important as home when it comes to healthy... Read More

The 7 Most Sustainable Cities in the World

Boston is among the top sustainable cities in the world. [Photo: Pixabay] By Lauren Bell. Explore the 7 most sustainable cities across the globe. By the year 2050, current projections... Read More

5 Sustainable Building Materials Changing the Way We Build

Sustainable building materials contribute to healthier environments and a greener... Read More

Peatlands: A Vulnerable Ecosystem with Implications for Climate Change
Aditya Aug 23, 2018

Introduction Peatlands are naturally occurring ecosystems similar to wetlands. They are areas with/without vegetation that are characterized by year-round water logging, a surface layer of... Read More

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 result... Read More