26 Apr '11, 8am

Looking to the Built Environment Will Lead to Sustainability

Looking to the Built Environment Will Lead to Sustainability

. Version 2.0 of the Challenge incorporates a 20-point standard including 100 percent renewable energy production on-site, water consumption from 100 percent harvested rainwater, and super-efficient electrical and mechanical systems. The Living Building standard begins with net-zero and extends sustainability to all aspects of how a building interacts and impacts its surrounding environment; from initial site selection, building design and construction to aesthetics, human health, well-being, and transportation.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/earth-day-inflection-...

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A Scary haircut for the environment

A Scary haircut for the environment

mnn.com 30 Apr '11, 12am

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