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Apple's $5 billion campus will officially open in April

Renewable Energy,Apple new campus,Apple Park

by Kalyani.rc Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Apple has announced that its new $5 billion (£4 billion) campus will be open to employees starting in April. The Silicon Valley tech giant said it would take over six months to move more than 12,000 workers to the new campus, which is set … more...

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0 replies | 1964 views | Posted on: 03/16/2017 | Last updated: 03/16/2017

Green Building of the Week: Desert Rain, a Living Building Challenge home, in Bend, Oregon

Living Building Challenge,NewtZero,Net Zero Water

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Presenting: Desert Rain, a Living Building Challenge home, in Bend, Oregon • Main House + Two Detached Apartments and 3 Garages • Warm, Modern, Clean + Super Green • 100% net-zero energy • 100% self-contained rainwater collect… more...

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0 replies | 579 views | Posted on: 01/28/2016 | Last updated: 01/28/2016

Green Building of the Week: SABIC's High Performance Demonstration Home, in Riyadh

Green Home,Green Building of the Week,SABIC,LEED Platinum

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

This week's Green Building of the Week mention goes to SABIC's Home of Innovation growth. This demonstration project is the first single-family home in the Middle East region to earn LEED-Platinum, the highest possible rating under the Uni… more...

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0 replies | 668 views | Posted on: 01/07/2016 | Last updated: 01/07/2016

Green Building (and Vertical Forest) of the Week: Bosco Verticale in Milan

Green Building,Bosco Verticale,Vertical Forest,Urban Forestry

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Bosco Verticale, appropriately translated to "Vertical Forest," is a development of two vertical residential towers in Milan, Italy, which represent the cutting edge of green building and urban forestry. With almost 20,000 trees and plants… more...

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0 replies | 703 views | Posted on: 12/16/2015 | Last updated: 12/16/2015

Green Building of the Week: World's first Passive House Premium Building in Kaufbeuren, Germany

Energy Efficiency,Solar,Passive House,Bavaria,Germany

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

A mixed-use building in Kaufbeuren, Germany, is the first to receive Passive House Premium certification. The House of Energy has an annual heating demand of 8 kWh. According to gizmag, the building generates five times more energy than … more...

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0 replies | 655 views | Posted on: 12/09/2015 | Last updated: 12/09/2015

Green Building of the Week - Class of 1966 Environmental Center at Williams College

Green Building,Living Building Challenge,Campus Sustainability

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

"As a leading institution of higher learning, we believe it is our mission to demonstrate extraordinary commitment to higher principles and to show that high performance institutional buildings are possible and practical.” This week… more...

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0 replies | 900 views | Posted on: 12/02/2015 | Last updated: 12/02/2015

Green Building of the Week - Greenbuild's 2015 UnityHome!

Green Building,Greenbuild,Netzero,Unity Homes,LEED V4

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Built by Bensonwood in Walpole, NH and with the assistance of many forward-thinking sponsors, the 2015 Greenbuild Unity Home is a 1620 sf LEED V4 Platinum-expected netzero energy ready space that is open, comfortable, environmentally built,… more...

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1 replies | 1436 views | Posted on: 11/18/2015 | Last updated: 11/18/2015

The Bullitt Center - Rate It Green's first Green Building of the Week!

Green Building,Commercial Real Estate,Green Office Space,The Bullitt Center,The Bullitt Foundation

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Announcing Rate It Green’s first “Green Building of the Week,” the Bullitt Center in Seattle, Washington, a showcase building and leadership example to inspire and educate everyone in the green building industry. Why is the Bulli… more...

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0 replies | 784 views | Posted on: 11/09/2015 | Last updated: 11/09/2015

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