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
green building certification
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...
17 March, 2022
All About EcoDistricts
Nearly one-half of the world’s population is currently living in cities--a figure that is projected to grow to two-thirds by 2050. The trend toward...
10 March, 2022
Using Calories to Understand The Planet's Health
If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you may be familiar with the hack to offset eaten calories with burned calories (exercise) to justify that plate...
03 March, 2022
Exploring Scope 3 Emissions
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, goes the well-known saying. Since your company’s emissions add up in your customer’s Scope 3 inventory,...
24 February, 2022
The Link Between DEI and Sustainability
Underscored by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, there is a link between human health and the planet’s health. Over the last couple of years,...
Guest Writer, Nicole Stika
Get in touch
Copyright © 2023 Emerald Built Environments. All Rights Reserved.