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Discussions with tag 'Carbon neutral'

Bhutan - not just carbon neutral, but carbon negative!

by Kalyani.rc // Passive House / Sustainability Enthusiast

Bhutan, a small nation between China and India, with a population of 750,000 has set some impressive environmental benchmarks. Bhutan is not merely carbon neutral, it’s also a carbon sink - making …

Filed under: Sustainable Communities and Developments

Keywords: Bhutan,Carbon neutral,Sustainability goals

0 replies | 6019 views | Posted on: 01/17/2017 | Last updated: 01/17/2017

An overview of Building Life Cycle Assessment for the construction industry

by Erica Terranova // We work to make Building Life Cycle Assessment easy and fast

What is LCA?


LCA answers the simple question: how sustainable is my product or process? We know products are not equal in terms of their environmental impact and putting a number on

Zero Carbon Cascadia: Seattle and Beyond, November 20, Seattle, WA

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

Join the Cascadia Green Building Coalition in 2019 in crafting net positive carbon + energy solutions, the social impact they have, and policies to support them underway here in our bioregion. Togethe

Filed under: Builders/Contractors

Related to: Architects ,Builders/Contractors

Keywords: Green Business,Carbon neutral,Zero Carbon Buildings

0 replies | 663 views | Posted on: 11/13/2019 | Last updated: 11/13/2019

Online: Boston's Carbon Neutral Zoning Initiative, January 27, 12pm - 2pm EDT

by SarahA

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) is developing Carbon Neutral Zoning requirements for new construction. This is a critical step towards meeting Mayor Walsh’s goal fo

Online Course: Setting a Net Zero Target, Presented by UKGBC, February 24, 10 am BST

by SarahA

Organizations are setting their own climate commitments and/or ‘net zero targets’ to embrace the upcoming change as the UK aims to reach net zero emissions by 2050. To support members on t

Filed under: Energy

UK Green Building

Keywords: Climate Change,Carbon neutral,built environment,Net Zero Target,Advancing Net Zero

0 replies | 1281 views | Posted on: 01/22/2021 | Last updated: 01/26/2021

Online: Net Zero Build Summit, Charging the Midwest for the Renewable Energy Revolution, July 6, 12 PM EST

by Richard Minasian // Student

In the Midwest, incentives to use renewable energy set at state-level remains low compared to other areas in the US, such as the West- and East Coast. The absence of incentives and targets results in

Filed under: Energy

Michigan Green Building

Keywords: Climate Change,Energy,Renewable Energy,Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Carbon neutral

0 replies | 1005 views | Posted on: 06/17/2021 | Last updated: 06/17/2021

Free Webinar: Green Technology and How We All Become Carbon Neutral, December 1, 1 pm BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

This 1 hour CPD session examines energy efficient design with a focus on low carbon.

Hosted by Simon Green, Managing Director of Green Building Design Consultants who are specialists in low carbon

Filed under: Cleantech

UK Green Building

Keywords: Carbon neutral,green technology,Clean Technology

0 replies | 868 views | Posted on: 11/13/2021 | Last updated: 11/13/2021

NESEA Green Building Pro Tour: Carbon Neutral Mixed-Use Building In Hudson Valley, New Paltz, NY, May 13, 1 pm EST

by Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA)

For this green building tour, NESEA returns to the Hudson Valley for a tour of Zero Place, an award-winning mixed-use building, poised to bring the town of New Paltz 6 commercial and 46 residenti

Filed under: Webinars

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,New York,Carbon neutral,Residential Buildings

0 replies | 1180 views | Posted on: 04/21/2022 | Last updated: 05/20/2022

Free Webinar: Highway to Healthy Schools: Districts on the Road to Achieving Efficient, Carbon Neutral Schools, May 24, 10 am PT

by samanthaklein // Intern

To celebrate Earth Day in 2022, NBI released the Decarbonization Roadmap Guide for School Building Decisionmakers. The guide outlines achievable goals that result in healthy, affordable, all-electric

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Healthy Building,Earth Day,Carbon neutral,Decarbonization,Electrification

0 replies | 656 views | Posted on: 04/30/2023 | Last updated: 05/01/2023