12 January, 2022
Got Water? How Buildings Can Help with the Global Water Crisis
As it stands, the Earth’s freshwater sources are shrinking. The UN projects that if trends continue, the world will face a 40% shortfall in water...
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06 January, 2022
Reimagining What It Means to Deep Six Construction Waste
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the construction industry was responsible for more than 600 million tons of debris in 2018....
30 December, 2021
The Next Step in Carbon Reduction: Net Zero Waste
As of 2018, the United States produced the most waste in the world, weighing in at 5.6 pounds per capita daily, or over 1 ton annually. The scarier...
09 December, 2021
Occupants of Green Buildings
When renting or buying your home, have you ever considered the impact the design of the building will have on the planet? What about the materials...
18 November, 2021
The Push Towards Net Zero Manufacturing--Part 2
In Part 1 of this blog, we explored the reasons why the manufacturing industry is beginning to look to net zero as a key component of its strategy to...
12 November, 2021
The Push Towards Net Zero Manufacturing
As the calls for proactive action on climate change become increasingly louder, governments and people are noticing the environmental records of the...
04 November, 2021
What Does It Mean To Be A LEED Certified City or Community?
It is clear that the executive branch is not shy about its stance on climate change and sustainability. With the United States rejoining the Paris...
13 October, 2021
Mass Timber Misconceptions
Intro CLE, currently the largest timber-frame building in the United States, is under construction in Cleveland, Ohio. This project is seeking LEED...
24 September, 2021
The Future of Sports Is Sustainable
As the world continues to celebrate the return of live sports, we are reminded of the powerful role that sports have historically played as a source...
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