Green Building

What Does It Take to Build a Sustainable Home? Thumbnail

We are currently living in one of the most ecologically conscious periods of human history. This increased awareness is partly due to better and more comprehensive education regarding climate change and other environmental issues. But we are also more aware of climate change because its effects are starting to become manifest. We no longer have [...]

How Environmentally Friendly are Steel Buildings? Thumbnail

Both as individuals and as a society, we are now much more aware of the effects of climate change. As governments around the world begin to implement various measures aimed at curbing the global temperature increase and reducing the emissions of individual nations, individuals are also trying to do their bit to minimize their environmental impact. [...]

6 Overall Green Home Improvements to Consider Thumbnail

As a homeowner, you likely have an endless list of home improvements that you’d like to make to your home. From a new kitchen to exterior landscaping, there’s always something that can be improved. Are you looking to go green on your next home improvement project? Here’s a look at the top 6 green home [...]

China To Build First Green City, Estimated Completion In 2020 Thumbnail

The United States possesses one of the largest construction industries in the world, with a market share of 10% of the global construction market. But it’s only number two on the list, and number one has proven its point in a bold way. The nation with the largest construction market in the world is China, [...]

6 Green Features Every Luxury Home Should Have Thumbnail

People often mistakenly think of the words luxury and green as mutually exclusive. This is an unfortunate prejudice, and a home’s carbon footprint does not necessarily have anything to do with its size or appearance. There are many ways to make a luxury home environmentally friendly, too, if you are interested in living both conscientiously and luxuriously. [...]