11 Jun '14, 5am

Green Roofs = Cost-Effective Means Of Preventing Sewer System Overflows

Green Roofs = Cost-Effective Means Of Preventing Sewer System Overflows

Green Roofs = Cost-Effective Means Of Preventing Sewer System Overflows (via Clean Technica ) Green roofs are a cost-effective means of preventing sewage system overflows, according to new research from Columbia University. The ability to stop overflows of course stems from the fact that green roofs retain water and thus prevent said water from…

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The Compost-Powered Water Heater – Books to Buy #greenbuilding

The Compost-Powered Water Heater – Books to Buy...

greenbuildingelements.com 10 Jun '14, 9pm

Compost heat-recovery might sound too good to be true to some, but Brown provides a number of proven examples. Bottom line...

Do-It-Yourself Solar Power Kits Available on Amazon #greenbuilding

Do-It-Yourself Solar Power Kits Available on Am...

greenbuildingelements.com 10 Jun '14, 4am

Andalay Solar offers grid-tied AC solar system kits either with 4 panels or with 1, making it quick and easy for go-gettin...

Tallest German Residential High-Rise Will Also Be Solar Aktivhaus

Tallest German Residential High-Rise Will Also ...

greenbuildingelements.com 10 Jun '14, 2pm

is a writer, producer, and director. Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to Clean...

Green Building Initiative Launches Green Globes...

greenbuildingelements.com 09 Jun '14, 4pm

Similar to the Green Globes for New Construction program, Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors includes a dual-pathway a...

Green Materials Report: Linoleum Flooring

Green Materials Report: Linoleum Flooring

greenbuildingelements.com 13 Jun '14, 12pm

series. GBE is providing information on various building materials and what makes them green. Each post focuses on one mat...

New Open-Source Software Will Accelerate Energy...

greenbuildingelements.com 13 Jun '14, 2am

Software developers will be able to access data that SEED users choose to share with them, add new functionalities, and de...

Breathing Wall 2.0 Responds to Hand Gestures

Breathing Wall 2.0 Responds to Hand Gestures

greenbuildingelements.com 13 Jun '14, 4am

Dawn has over 15 years experience in the construction industry. She has been a LEED AP since 2006, and is also a Green Bui...

Green Malls Save Shops and Consumers Money #greenbuilding

Green Malls Save Shops and Consumers Money #gre...

greenbuildingelements.com 09 Jun '14, 2am

The Building and Construction Authority says at least 50 tenants including supermarkets and fast food restaurants have com...

Half Of Americans Would Pay More Taxes For Better Roads

Half Of Americans Would Pay More Taxes For Bett...

greenbuildingelements.com 13 Jun '14, 7pm

is a writer, producer, and director. Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to Clean...

48 More Kohl’s Store Branches Given Green Certification

48 More Kohl’s Store Branches Given Green Certi...

greenbuildingelements.com 13 Jun '14, 3pm

Stores that qualify for this certification include Energy Star certification, commitment to green power, waste recycling, ...

Building Innovation: Inflatable Concrete Dome

Building Innovation: Inflatable Concrete Dome

greenbuildingelements.com 13 Jun '14, 2pm

Large shell structures made of concrete or stone are hardly ever built any more. The reason is that their construction req...

Intro to Sustainability Investing

Intro to Sustainability Investing

greenbuildingelements.com 09 Jun '14, 9pm

is a writer, producer, and director. Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to Clean...

Energy Innovation: Solar Roadways and Solar Sidewalks #greenbuilding

Energy Innovation: Solar Roadways and Solar Sid...

greenbuildingelements.com 16 Jun '14, 11pm

“Suppose we made a section of road out of this material and housed solar cells to collect energy, which could pay for the ...

Wind Turbine Business Analysis #greenbuilding

Wind Turbine Business Analysis #greenbuilding

greenbuildingelements.com 17 Jun '14, 5pm

US researchers have carried out an environmental lifecycle assessment of 2-megawatt wind turbines mooted for a large wind ...

Green Building Design and Construction – 5 Factors Giving High Performance

Green Building Design and Construction – 5 Fact...

greenbuildingelements.com 13 Jun '14, 4pm

Green building design and construction offers enhanced cost-effectiveness, energy, security, long lasting flexibility, qua...