reen building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to both a structure and the using of processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. In other words, green building design involves finding the balance between homebuilding and the sustainable environment. This requires close cooperation of the design team, the architects, the engineers, and the client at all project stages.
Coalition Calls for Safe Communities and Smart Solutions
Silver Spring, MD – Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association consisting of fire service professionals, community organizations, architects, engineers and industry experts committed to enacting safer and more sustainable building standards, issued the following statement in the
SEMCO’s 3fficiency™ system was recognized as one of the Top 10 Green Building Products for 2018 by BuildingGreen at the annual Greenbuild Expo.
BuildingGreen, an unbiased resource for sustainable building strategies, has been recognizing
products that promote green design and architecture through its Top 10 Awards since 2001. The
selections are announced at
New Parks & People Growing Green Silber Center Serves Major Role in Revitalizing Community
Spotlighting its commitment to environmental sustainability and energy-efficient technologies, LG Electronics USA is the leading technology provider for the new Growing Green Center on the campus of Parks & People Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
Energy efficiency is an integral part of sustainable energy strategies. Implementing a comprehensive energy efficiency reference project that pays for itself through the resulting energy savings can be a complex undertaking.
The idea of an energy savings business goes back to the energy crisis of the late ’70s. Combating energy costs
By Dan Vastyan
What began in 1974 as a Shamrock Shake-driven fundraiser to help families with sick children is today a network of 322 Ronald McDonald Houses in 57 countries. The first Ronald McDonald House (RMH), in Philadelphia, PA, was meant to serve as a “home away from home” for families spending time
The use of recycled organics is one of our nation’s greatest assets, and we can utilize them to address several of society’s vexing challenges. The commercialization of composting as an economic method to manage organic (carbon-based) “wastes” got its rebirth in the late 1970s, and has grown from coast to
PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 6, 2016—Solidia Technologies®, a cement and concrete technology startup, today announced it was named in the Sustainia100 for its systems that reduce the carbon footprint of cement and concrete up to 70%. Solidia was selected to the Sustainia100 from nearly 6,000 nominated companies from 60 countries.
The use of recycled organics is one of our nation’s greatest assets, and we can utilize them to address several of society’s vexing challenges. The commercialization of composting as an economic method to manage organic (carbon-based) “wastes,” got its rebirth in the late 1970s, and has grown from coast to