France Enacts Green Roof Law

March 23rd, 2015 | by Stephen Hanley

France has enacted a green roof law that requires any new buildings in a commercial zone must cover their roofs with either plants or solar panels.


No Shadow Skyscrapers Proposed

March 20th, 2015 | by Stephen Hanley

No shadow skyscrapers proposed by architecture firm NBBJ for London's Greenwich Peninsular would light the space between them with reflected sunlight


Improved Energy Efficient Windows Coming

March 17th, 2015 | by Stephen Hanley

Improvements in window technology can result in windows with insulating power as high as R-20. But most of the heat gained or loss still goes through the frame itself.



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