With the help of green building expert Alex Wilson, The Green Police investigate mushroom mycelium as a building material.Read More
Only 10 U.S. states have bottle bills in place, with deposits ranging from 5 cents to 15 cents depending on the beverage. Do you think bottle bills promote civic responsibility by force of habit? Should more states should put bottle bills in place?Read More
Tall buildings are just one obstacle that stands in the way of successful, large-scale urban farming.Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released four prospective designs for a new DfE Safer Product Label. You can comment on the EPA's press release to vote for you favorite choice until October 31st.Read More
Architect Todd Ray of Studio Twenty Seven Architecture remodeled his own home in Arlington, Va., to be LEED Platinum-certified and full of light-filled, highly livable space.Read More
BNIM's longtime principal and stalwart of the movement for sustainable architecture is the 2014 winner of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainability, the largest annual award for sustainability in the built environment.Read More
The solar revolution is upon us. Installations are high (Q114 solar installation numbers were the second highest in the history of the market), prices have decreased considerably, and people are starting to see the considerable savings.Read More
Designers are starting to make homes from "greener" products - like hemp and straw, or even mushrooms, the BBC's Golda Arthur says.Read More
A UCLA study of 32 LA families finds homes could be made more space efficient, and most likely smaller.Read More
Featuring a handlebar that doubles as a u-lock, a cargo rack, electric assist, auto-shifting, and integrated smart lights.Read More
Who makes the real mark of going green?Read More
Comparing the energy efficiency of two buildings incorporates involves many more variables than just x, y and z.Read More
Remodeling's expert panel of judges searched through 212 entries to find the top design projects of the year.Read More
A green roof can help regulate a home's temperature year-round, but you need to choose plants that can rough it.Read More
In this video segment, the Green Police check out Uponor's PEX fitting system.Read More
These 10 beautiful and sustainable community buildings send a strong message of resilience, health, and innovation to their community.
The move will sync the code with Standard 189.1 to provide a single resource for code officials and project teams while likely modifying LEED.Read More
Stat of the Day
The Electric Power Monthly report released last month by the U.S. Energy Information Administration details energy consumption, and the average retail price of electricity to customers in every U.S. state monthly and annually from 2007 to May 2014. Which states and regions saw the biggest price...Read More
Building design has far-reaching impacts on the health and well-being of occupants. A new SmartMarket Report by McGraw Hill Construction with AIA reveals the driving factors and barriers to considering health in building design and construction.Read More
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