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ReGen Village

Just outside of Amsterdam, a fantastic residential green building project is being developed. Titled ReGen Village, the town will be entirely self-sufficient in growing its own food, producing its own ...

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The Greenest of the Green

Naturally, in the wake of our changing environment, it is of the utmost significance that we do not just look to alter our reliance on fossil fuels, but that we look to practice sustainability in every ...

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Benefits of Green Building

In today’s world, commercial and residential construction companies are forced to take into account the effects of climate change more than ever. As water levels rise and our atmosphere deteriorates, we are ...

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Build Better to Live Better

A comprehensive review of studies covering green building and their benefits by Dr. Joseph Allen and his team at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recently found that green buildings can indeed ...

A recent survey shows that green technology is more in demand than ever before

Increased Demand for Green Building from Home-owners

A survey which was recently released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows that energy efficient homes are in high demand. Tim Woods, chairman of the organization, discusses how members ...

The market for green building is expected be greater than a quarter of a trillion dollars by 2020

The State of the Market for Green Buildling

According to a report conducted by McGraw Hill Construction  from 2013, the hospitality and retail sectors have begun to invest more resources to green construction.  Nearly fifty percent of owners of retail ...

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The Bullitt Center: A Paragon in Green Building

Seattle, Washington is home to one of the most self sufficient buildings in entire world. The Bullitt Center, an office building that was opened on 2013’s Earth Day,  is a net zero energy and net zero water ...

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Harvard Symposium Discusses Future of Green Building

Harvard Center for Green Building and Cities hosted a challenge last month. Industry and academic leaders came together to debate the pressing issues facing green building. Some of the topics discussed include ...

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The Great New Green Building Material Is…Wood?

A recent article on The Conversation has made the argument that of all the major building materials - concrete, brick, aluminum, steel - wood is by far the most green. The article’s author, Chad Oliver is ...