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2013-12-02 23:26:26

Steven Winter Associates, Inc. has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2013 Indoor airPLUS Leader for advancing indoor air quality in residential construction and working at the forefront of the healthy homes movement. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a 2013 Indoor airPLUS Leader for advancing indoor air quality in residential construction...

2013-11-21 23:25:08

Engineered to Last Fifty Years or Longer, LiveRoof Guarantees Module for a Half-Century GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 LiveRoof Global LLC, the horticultural experts in the green roof industry, announced a 50-year module warranty for the LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System. The LiveRoof system is the most horticulturally refined and technologically advanced green roof solution designed for long-term performance. “Our customers select materials...

2013-11-20 23:27:29

With green living becoming a strong global movement, home buyers today are on the lookout for eco-friendly abodes that combine environmental responsibility, modern living conveniences and luxuries – and they won’t have to search any longer, for The Real Estate Helpers have such a property. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Revolutionary real estate company The Real Estate Helpers has been entrusted to market this 54-acre property located less than an hour from Melbourne,...

2013-11-20 08:21:35

122 projects across the globe projects already using new LEED system PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces that LEED v4, the newest version of the LEED green building program, launched today at the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia. LEED has revolutionized the marketplace since 1998 as the world's premier benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green...

2013-11-19 12:24:11

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As rapid global urbanization strengthens the business case for green building, Carrier is proud to help connect international green building thought leaders as the presenting sponsor of Greenbuild's 2013 International Summit. Carrier, the world's leader in high-technology heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) solutions and founding company number one of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is a part of UTC...

2013-11-19 08:22:45

New Toolkit offers user-friendly Sustainable Product Guide, training, and sustainable code credit reference components to support LEED practitioners MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), today launched its LEED toolkit, geared to support the Architecture and Design community in their product specification and selection processes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120209/MM50987LOGO) "With...

2013-11-12 23:26:43

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Buildings Sector: Macro to Micro Implications of Mega Trends to 2025. London (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Building Reformation is a New Form of Economic and Green Growth in Asia-Pacific This study provides insights into key mega trends for the buildings sector in Asia-Pacific. Global mega trends such as urbanization and economic and technological development are changing the demographics and financial outlook in...

2013-10-22 16:20:19

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainable operations, CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) has obtained Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED(®)) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its corporate headquarters. "This accomplishment further validates CSX's long-term sustainability strategy, which promotes energy efficiency and environmental stewardship throughout our entire network," said Carl...

Energy Savings Could Be Huge With Proper Home Weatherizing
2013-10-22 05:14:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If every homeowner in the US took steps to winterize their homes during the coldest months of the year, the country as a whole could save up to $33 billion annually in energy costs, researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered. Berkeley Lab scientist Jennifer Logue and her colleagues set out to determine how much energy is wasted from houses that are leaky or drafty. Furthermore, they...

2013-10-17 08:23:44

Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson will address the investment returns from leading-edge sustainability design at the SMACNA national convention on Maui and at the University of Hawaii Manoa campus TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the business case for investing in net-zero-energy green building design? How do leading-edge organizations make this case for a profitable return on their investment? As one of the world's leading green building consultants, Jerry...


Latest Sustainable architecture Reference Libraries

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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