More stories about Sustainability

  • Vertical, Indoor Farming

    The Vertical Harvest greenhouse hopes to grow produce for a town with a climate that prevents traditional farming.

  • Real-Time Building Performance Data, Real-Time Results

    Energy management gets an upgrade with BuildingOS—software that looks to the past and present, both in real-time. A new partnership between energy management leaders Ecova and Lucid combines historical with current meter data to provide a holistic picture of building performance.

  • 7 Ways to Enhance Indoor Environments with Biophilic Design

    Human beings not only respond positively to nearby nature, but to variation in biophilic patterns and strategies. From fractals to changes in airflow, capitalizing on the biophilia hypothesis goes far beyond putting a plant in a room. Here are some of the lesser known benefits of biophilic design...

  • The Largest Carbon-Neutral EcoVillage in the UK Gets a Green Light

    More green developments are popping up across the Pond. A sustainable housing project in South Cambridge, UK will include a variety of 208 carbon-neutral homes ranging from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom homes. What makes this development different from others like it is using year-long...

  • The Largest Carbon Neutral EcoVillage in the UK Gets a Green Light

    More green developments are popping up across the Pond. A sustainable housing project in South Cambridge, UK will include a variety of 208 carbon-neutral homes ranging from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom homes. What makes this development different from others like it is using year-long...

  • 9 Examples of Pro-Sports Teams Going Green

    Now that the East meets West battle between the Patriots and Seahawks is over, here is what some other teams are up to. Aside from games, franchises across the country are winning in sustainable ways.

  • Sustainable Student Living: Inside the Davis Domes

    The University of California, Davis is home to a completely unique, thriving counterculture lifestyle—a student housing facility built on community, sustainability, and fiberglass domes.

  • Free Floating House Floor Plans

    Free blueprints for floating homes will be available online for the masses.

  • New Survey Predicts More Companies Will Invest in Sustainability in 2015

    North American companies are increasing investments in energy and sustainability management, according to a new survey of sustainability professionals released by Ecova.

  • How Five Cities Improved Their Water Supply at the Source

    The Urban Water Blueprint by the The Nature Conservancy maps major cities’ watersheds to illustrate how cities can sustainably access water and ultimately save millions.