19 May, 2022
The Importance of Municipal Climate Action Plans
Cities and developed land are a top source of greenhouse emissions, producing between 67 and 72 percent of carbon dioxide and methane emissions in...
Michael Fodor & Lisa Pim Peterson
green building certification
12 May, 2022
We spend a lot of time working. For many of us, we are working more now than we ever have. During the pandemic, for those of us who were fortunate...
05 May, 2022
Voting for a Sustainable Future
The upswing in appetite for sustainability measures in the public realm is seen with purchasing power and voting power. We also see consumers and...
28 April, 2022
The Grass Is Always Greener with Sustainable Lawn Tips
Spring has sprung in the Northern Hemisphere, and each day we see more and more gardens and lawns spruced up from spring clean-up. As the season...
21 April, 2022
Every Day is Earth Day at Emerald
Today, Earth Day is recognized as the largest secular observance in the world. Many mark it as a day of action to change behavior and focus on...
Lisa Pim Peterson
14 April, 2022
The Unexpected Impact of Religion on Sustainability
Religion is woven throughout the fabric of human existence. It can and has been the guiding force in the choices we make daily, both big and small....
Lisa Pim Peterson
07 April, 2022
The Rise of Industrial Sustainability
While industrial buildings and manufacturing plants may not be the first type of building you think of when imagining a LEED project, industrial...
Matthew Setzekorn & Sophia Hestad
31 March, 2022
Why We Support NGBS Projects
For several reasons, including significant opportunities for favorable funding/investments, residential projects often pursue sustainable building...
24 March, 2022
The Evolution of LEED
Today, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification is considered the world’s most recognized green building standard. It...
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