The homes of the future will be built to use a lot less energy and withstand harsher, more extreme weather events thanks to global warming.
Sustainable construction goes beyond building eco-friendly buildings; it takes sustainable practices throughout the entire process.
There’s a lot we can do day-to-day to mitigate climate change, but changing how we build buildings could have a much bigger impact overall.
What Can We Do About Construction and Demolition Waste? Resolving To Keep Our Building Waste Out Of Landfills
While it may be easier & cheaper to dump used or unwanted construction materials into a landfill, this waste can have a negative environmental impact.
When completing a home renovation, it’s important to consider the type of materials that are going into your home and making sure they are locally sourced.
Going for green structural materials and finishes and energy-efficient appliances gets you well on your way to creating a truly eco-friendly home.
Building a Home in 2018? Best Green Modifications to Make Green Construction Now Within Everyone's Reach
Are you building a home in 2018? There’s lots of great green modifications and choices that are now within everyone’s reach…
How to Prepare Buildings for Changing Climate Conditions in 2018 2030 Challenge sets the goal of carbon-neutral buildings within the next 12 years
The 2030 Challenge sets the goal of carbon-neutral buildings within the next 12 years, and we have a lot of work to do to get there….
Is Precast Concrete the Key to Rebuilding Our Infrastructure? Despite $65 Billion Annual Investment, American Infrastructure Still in Rough Shape
Maybe we should start looking to concrete—made out of locally-sourced water, stone, sand & gravel—as a green solution to America’s infrastructure problems.
Maybe Greener To Maintain Existing Infrastructure Than Build Anew? Maintenance Cheaper, Greener Than New Construction
Experts think it’s cheaper & greener to maintain existing infrastructure than to build it new from scratch given the resource demands of new construction.