Sustainability -- Green Building
According to the World Congress of
Architects, sustainability means
meeting our needs today without
compromising the ability of future
generations to meet their own needs.
On a practical level,...
This Business Case, presented to Industry Canada, defines the state of the green building industry in Canada, provides a basis for recognizing the many unique and tangible benefits a green building...
HEED (Home Energy Efficient Design) shows architects, builders, and homeowners how to design or remodel their buildings to reduce or even eliminate air conditioning loads. It is intended for use at...
Buildings represent 38.9% of U.S. primary energy use and 38% of all CO2 emissions in the U.S. Though simple, relatively low-cost measures such as insulation, and lighting upgrades can be done in...
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An eight-page building simulation paper. A simulation methodology has been created for establishing the impact of increasing the insulation of the building envelope upon its global thermal...
A closer look at how the parts and pieces of a typical wind turbine work together to produce electricity out of thin air.
Wind guru Mick Sagrillo has compiled his fourth “Apples & Oranges” article to help you choose a home-sized wind generator. Become an online member to view article.
Established in 1999, AFH is a nonprofit organization that promotes architectural and design solutions to global, social, and humanitarian crises.
Climatologists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) confirmed that the highest global annual average surface temperature in more than a century was recorded in 2005.
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