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2014-10-13 08:28:21

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- R-951 Residence is a newly constructed 4-story residence in Brooklyn and the first Passive House /Net-Zero building in New York City. It is designed to achieve certified Passive House standards with only a 4.7% increase in development costs. The architect, Paul Castrucci is certified in Passive House desi­­gn and teamed up with design/build developer Further Inc. to demonstrate what ultra-efficient, comfortable urban living can...

2014-10-09 16:28:46

LONDON, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Published today, "The Future of the Built Environment" whitepaper unites industry leaders on the economy, the role of clients, the plight of contracting, the upcoming election, as well as the trajectory of cities and what it means for architecture and design. Commissioned by organisers of Ecobuild (http://www.ecobuild.co.uk), UBM Live Built Environment, this thought-provoking collection of think pieces assessing the future of the...

2014-10-08 08:21:48

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Sun Life Building has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification in the "Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance" category, ranking it as a leader among recognized green buildings in North America. To receive LEED certification, a building must comply with strict performance criteria in the areas of energy, the environment and social responsibility. According to Mario Bédard, Senior Vice-President for...

2014-10-02 23:09:20

Steven Winter Associates, Inc., (SWA) is pleased to announce that three of their Zero Energy Read Home projects were honored at the second annual Department of Energy’s (DOE) Housing Innovation Awards. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Steven Winter Associates, Inc., (SWA) is pleased to announce that three of their Zero Energy Ready Home projects were honored at the second annual Department of Energy’s (DOE) Housing Innovation Awards. The Energy Department presented Housing...

2014-10-02 08:20:56

BorgWarner is the First Automotive Supplier in Brazil to Receive this Prestigious Certification AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner's production facility and engineering center in Itatiba City, Brazil, recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, a first for an automotive supplier in Brazil. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED certification affirms sustainable building strategies and practices....

2014-09-18 08:23:30

Houseplans further establishes itself as category leader in online building plan category with strategic acquisition PETALUMA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houseplans.com, leading source of online building plans, announces the acquisition of FreeGreen, innovator in environmentally conscious building, with the mission of democratizing green building across the world. Houseplans acquired FreeGreen to further entrench their leadership position, offering the most comprehensive...

2014-09-16 23:01:39

CCN encourages college campuses to reduce electricity and water consumption. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Organizing partners The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, Lucid, the Alliance to Save Energy and National Wildlife Federation are pleased to announce the fifth annual Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) competition. From February through April 2015, participating schools will have the opportunity to compete to reduce electricity and water...

2014-09-15 16:29:50

Featuring the award winning ROSE Cottage Project, a zero-net-energy home as seen on RCMZeroEnergy.com CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William A. (Bill) Turner, PE, LEED AP®, Sr. VP of The H L Turner Group Inc. (Turner Group) and President/CEO of Turner Building Science & Design, LLC predicts that the pace of growth in Zero Energy Building (ZEB) construction will grow even faster than recent estimates done by Navigant Research, who indicates the market growing to...

2014-09-04 16:21:46

Falmouth-based company invests $10-$15 million in sustainable campus FALMOUTH, Maine, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TideSmart Global, an experiential marketing and media firm, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to initiate the construction of Viridescent House, the first net-positive building in Maine. The building is part of a $10-$15 million investment TideSmart Global is making in its sustainable campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143152 The Viridescent...

2014-09-03 12:23:02

Incorporates Best of American and European Green Home Building Practices FORT MILL, S.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Active House USA, a custom sustainable home in the St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves, MO combines leading sustainability and high performance building practices from around the world and is now an active home occupied by David and Thuy Smith and daughter Cameron. This prototype home defines the next generation of sustainable home building in this country, combining...


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Ecoscaping
2013-03-25 13:08:21

Ecoscaping incorporates the disciplines of landscape architecture and spatial planning with environmental science and offers an innovative approach in forming a sustainable and nature friendly design and/or construction. Every part of land is unique and provides different materials and micro-environments; ecoscaping aims to design in harmony with the land to produce an environmentally healthy and sustainable landscape. Ecoscaping strives to take an existing structures and areas and add...

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