31 Mar '15, 11am

Our Community Green Deal project is featured in the latest Green Building w/ @URBEDmcr @marianneheaslip @helgrimshaw

To build an affordable self-build roundhouse - fully compliant with national building regulations and brings the ‘reciprocal’ roof structure into the mainstream was not an easy task. Janta Wheelhouse and his family embarked upon a major permaculture project in the West Midlands and the roundhouse is the latest addition to the project. Here Janta demonstrates how inspirational, beautiful, creative and practical such a building can be and how it can involve the wider community as part of a diverse, multifunctional agro-forestry demonstration site.. Janta reports... Reclamation - still a great eco-option - In the UK most waste comes from the construction and demolition of buildings, followed by mining and quarrying, industry and commerce. Reducing waste is an important part of a sustainable society. All material arising from demolition and refurbishment can either be reclaime...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingpress.co.uk/product_details.php?i...

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usgbc.org 31 Mar '15, 3pm

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North West Bicester eco-town is the UK's first ...

inhabitat.com 31 Mar '15, 12pm

The master plan of the North West Bicester eco-community, “UK’s most sustainable development”, has been proposed by the UK...

Straw Bale Buildings Are Carbon Neutral

greenbuildingelements.com 30 Mar '15, 5pm

People often mistake straw bales for hay bales. The two are not the same. Straw bales used in construction require a power...

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usgbc.org 30 Mar '15, 10pm

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The Biophilic Cities Project: Growing beyond Gr...

dvgbc.org 27 Mar '15, 1am

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gbca.org.au 02 Apr '15, 12am

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has awarded Stockland a 6 Star Green Star – Communities rating for its Calo...

GBCA and GBIG partner to share data and showcas...

gbca.org.au 31 Mar '15, 1am

A new partnership between the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the US-based Green Building Information Gatew...

#LEED AP w/ 10 yrs of pro. green building exper...

usgbc.org 26 Mar '15, 5pm

Are you a LEED AP with 10 years of professional green building experience? If the answer is yes, now's the time for you to...

Spring has sprung! Planning a walk or ride? Our guide to spotting wildlife: #Celebrate20

Spring has sprung! Planning a walk or ride? Our...

sustrans.org.uk 30 Mar '15, 7am

Winter is finally over and the first signs of spring are here with bright green buds bursting and the first spring flowers...

LEED Lab in action: University of California, Santa Barbara | U.S. Green Building Council

LEED Lab in action: University of California, S...

usgbc.org 27 Mar '15, 4am

Each student in the course is participating for the full school year, ensuring that each team member gets to experience th...

Green is the New Black

runeatrepeat.com 28 Mar '15, 4am

Green is the New Black March 27, 2015 Leave a Comment This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Internationa...

[Prod/Sustainablity] Green Globes’ Yudelson to Continue Labors at Mt. Olympus

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Green Globes’ Yudelson to Continue Labors at Mt. Olympus Having failed at his recent task of making Green Globes a credibl...

Green building costs and savings | U.S. Green Building Council

Green building costs and savings | U.S. Green B...

usgbc.org 25 Mar '15, 4pm

At first glance, the additional work and alternative materials needed to build green may seem like a burdensome cost, but ...

New research: In California’s unyielding drough...

usgbc.org 26 Mar '15, 4pm

This article was originally published on GBIG Insight. Read on Insight . Yesterday, the USGBC Northern California Chapter ...

AECB » Site Visit to Retro-fit Workshops in Mel...

aecb.net 31 Mar '15, 7am

The Sustainable Homes Network is planning an outing in May to a retro fit project near Meldreth. If you are interested in ...