01 December, 2022
The Emissions DNA of Building Materials: Embodied Carbon
When considering Scope 1 and 2 emissions, most people think of the impact of energy use for heating, lighting, and transportation. But for those who...
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17 November, 2022
What’s Your Carbon Standard?
It is widely accepted that to avoid total environmental collapse, human-generated greenhouse gas emissions need to reach net-zero no later than 2050....
10 November, 2022
U.S. Military Marching Towards Net Zero
Environmental sustainability is a growing theme in boardrooms across the U.S. while consumers and investors demand that businesses do more to assess...
03 November, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act Expands Tax Incentives For Sustainability
President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) into law in August of this year. While it is under the header of inflation, the...
27 October, 2022
Sustainability Certifications Are Not JUST for Buildings
While most people in the sustainability space are familiar with sustainability certifications that apply to buildings — such as LEED, NGBS, and Green...
20 October, 2022
Don't Be a Drip! Water Efficiency is Easy!
When it comes to the natural resources that a building uses, water is always at the top of the list. Some communities across America are particularly...
13 October, 2022
Sustainability and a 6-Pack
In the Northern Hemisphere, the autumn season brings a time to enjoy the crisp leaves, cooler weather, and holiday festivities - including...
06 October, 2022
Fact Check: Does LEED Really Cost More?
Let us first state the obvious: Yes, it costs money to achieve LEED certification for a building - just like it costs money to achieve any other...
29 September, 2022
Sustainable Residential Buildings Attract Financial Incentives
Across the United States, government bodies have legislation that dictates requirements to achieve financial incentives such as tax abatement, loans...
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