15 Oct '16, 4pm

In short, green building costs no more than conventional building, saves resources, improves health, works in all...

Myth #1 Building green is more expensive This is the biggest myth because "expensive" is a relative term. More expensive than what? Expensive today loses meaning when life-cycle costs are considered. Many green building designs, strategies, materials and practices can and do save everyone money because they generally reduce energy costs, labor costs and medical costs now and in the future. How? In general, Green building improves indoor air quality, health and the productivity of its occupants. They last a longer time, require fewer resources to develop and are usually more aesthetically pleasing. Resale values of green buildings are usually greater than those that are conventionally built. When we consider the cost benefits of green building on energy savings, worker productivity, safer indoor air quality for tenants and homeowners, longevity of the building, small enviro...

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Jade Mountain Gets Gold for Being Green

Jade Mountain Gets Gold for Being Green

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that St. Lucia's Jade Mountain resort has become the first hotel in ...

If done right, green infrastructure development can play a role in creating more equitable, just & #resilient cities

If done right, green infrastructure development...

usgbc.org 14 Oct '16, 8pm

Revamp community engagement strategies. Cities need community involvement to understand a community's needs and create res...

This is really amazing, love how much focus is put on all things green in this design!

This is really amazing, love how much focus is ...

inhabitat.com 14 Oct '16, 9pm

is a recent competition-winning design for a mixed-use housing development in Astana, Kazahkistan. The three tower develop...

I'm so grateful to have found this excellent list of green home building educational institutions & resources.

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greenhomebuilding.com 21 Oct '16, 3pm

It is crucial for the greater acceptance and implementation of concepts related to sustainable architecture that education...

Beyond the Building Tour | U.S. Green Building Council

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usgbc.org 24 Oct '16, 1pm

Wisconsin is full of places that are designed, built, and operated to contribute to prosperous, healthy, and sustainable c...

My good friend @GermanGBA'president #KayKillman will keynote at Green Building Expo in Serbia

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usgbc.org 12 Oct '16, 11pm

November event set to bring together leaders in the U.S. and Europe to advance LEED and green buildings across the contine...

Energy-efficient mortgages & more stable tenant...

nzgbc.org.nz 16 Oct '16, 11pm

New evidence on the impacts of quality buildings 03 October 2016 The built environment has a huge impact on how we live. W...

Doors & locks are key to a net-zero building when 40% of energy loss occurs in the building envelope. @assaabloy

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gbdmagazine.com 13 Oct '16, 3pm

The results of this initiative are found in an impressive number of net-zero, LEED Platinum, and Living Building Challenge...

Prepare for the #LEED Green Associate exam with @DVGBC and @Tristan_Roberts on 10/25!

Prepare for the #LEED Green Associate exam with...

dvgbc.org 14 Oct '16, 4pm

In addition to his role with LEEDuser as BuildingGreen's Executive Editor and Publisher, Tristan Roberts was recently a gu...

Choosing Natural Building Materials for Improve...

motherearthnews.com 14 Oct '16, 2am

There’s a good reason why everyone — not just people with allergies or chemical sensitivities — should live in a home with...

Azuma Makoto takes his 50-year-old bonsai to th...

inhabitat.com 15 Oct '16, 5pm

The photographs seem minimalist in nature. Each wide angle shot is deceptive in its simplicity, taking the bonsai tree so ...