Infographic: Boiler Room Safety

Infographic: Boiler Room Safety

greenbuildingelements.com 21 Dec '14, 6pm

To keep excessive steam and pressure in check, a series of safety systems exists to keep heat and pressure from building up and causing serious, explosion-type safety issues. Normally, there’s nothing to worry about, but when the people who maintain the boilers start looking for ways to cut costs, they might skip essential maintenance work. Doing so could turn that boiler into a potential time bomb- literally!

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jetsongreen.com 20 Dec '14, 10pm

A little less tall, but still a great example of a multi story shipping container building is the student housing unit completed on Vernon St...

Fourth #LEED certified casino opens in the U.S. – congrats to @HorseshoeBmore!

ecobuildingpulse.com 20 Dec '14, 9pm

The casino is designed to reduce water use. Stormwater is collected and stored to be used for landscaping irrigation and toilets. Low-flow wa...

Brownfield Redevelopment in Galway, Ireland Gives the Harbor A Second Life by @globalsiteplans

With regards to redevelopment, a brownfield is land that has been previously used for industrial purposes. As industries change, a site may b...

Planners seek to update policy guide for #sustainability: Give your input! @APA_Planning

usgbc.org 19 Dec '14, 8pm
Planners seek to update policy guide for #sustainability: Give your input! @APA_Planning

Because planning decisions reverberate across decades the planning profession plays a major role in enabling sustainable solutions in communi...

A Whiter Shade of Green: Aging in Place, Sustainably: Zoomerhouse, a house by...

greensource.construction.com 19 Dec '14, 10pm

Last September, as Boulder, Colorado, architect David Barrett was wheeled into surgery on his...

Program available online – registration now open | 19th International Passive...

passivhaustagung.de 20 Dec '14, 11am
Program available online – registration now open | 19th International Passive House Conference 2015

The Passive House Standard enables every building owner to benefit from the energy revolution...

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