16 Mar '12, 6pm

Green Buildings Should Bounce Back, Says Resilience Report

Green Buildings Should Bounce Back, Says Resilience Report

What's Happening from Environmental Building News Green Buildings Should Bounce Back, Says Resilience Report By Erin Weaver Historic Grafton, Vermont, was overrun by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene. Finding synergies between climate mitigation and climate adaptation is key to truly sustainable design, a new report argues. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions—climate change mitigation—has defined much of the sustainable design approach, but a new report calls for a sharper focus on adapting our buildings to future climate extremes as climate change becomes a reality. The report, from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the University of Michigan, highlights green building techniques (and corresponding LEED credits) that already contribute to resilience and adaptation; it also points out current practices that need to change. “Green Building and Climate Resilience: U...

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