More stories about Cradle-to-Cradle Design

  • Longevity, Durability, and Recyclability Make Metal Roofing a Good Choice for Sustainable Building

    There is a house in Omaha, Neb., that is unlike any other in the state—perhaps the country. Built under HUD's Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH), this "Concept Home" is loaded with 60 of the best technologies and products home building has to offer and is seen as a model for the...

  • New + Notable

    Kohler. The industry’s first one-piece, 1.0-gpf, high-efficiency toilet with pressure assist technology, the San Raphael Pressure Lite uses compressed air to propel water for strong flushing power. According to the firm, the toilet, which carries the EPA WaterSense label, can save a household of...

  • New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward to Get 150 Affordable and Sustainable Homes

    Actor Brad Pitt, who has called New Orleans his adopted home since the city was ravaged by 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, and Tinseltown producer Steve Bing have pledged an astonishing $10 million to help rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward of the Crescent City. The donation, which will benefit the...

  • Lighting energy consumption

    These days, there is an increasing emphasis on making everything we do sustainable. Competition in the marketplace has taken us well beyond LEED, and in order to be “greener” than one's rivals, it helps to be able to embrace as many life cycle and environmental issues as one can. Architect William...

  • LEED: What Does It Mean for Lighting?

    One of the primary goals in establishing the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system was to transform the building construction market by creating a common standard of measurement for green buildings.