Architecture

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Tokyo Designer Presents Underground Bike Parking

Published on September 18th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

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With more and more commuters turning to bicycles in cities across the world, bike parking has become a critical component in any forward-looking urban planning discussions. Over in Japan, however, one company has come up with ... Read More


Materials

Coated roof tiles

Green Materials Report – Smog Eating Roof Tiles

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Stephen Hanley

This post is part of the green materials report series.  GBE is providing information on various building materials and what makes them green.  Each post focuses on one material.  We will be looking at the ingredients in the ... Read More


Education

LEED credentials in demand in job market

LEED is in High Demand in Today’s Job Market

Published on September 16th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Have you ever wondered if becoming a LEED Accredited Professional, or Green Associate, was really worth the effort? “Will it help me get a job?,” you wonder. According to a press release from the US Green ... Read More


Design

Smart home systems

Lowe’s Smart Home Survey – Results

Published on September 14th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

A new smart home study released by Lowe’s found that while Rosie the Robot is the futuristic feature consumers would want most from “The Jetsons,” more than 70 percent of smart phone users in America just wish they ... Read More


Design

Fiberglass insulation from Owens Corning

Green Materials Report – Fiberglass Insulation

Published on September 12th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

This post is part of the green materials report series.  GBE is providing information on various building materials and what makes them green.  Each post focuses on one material.  We will be looking at the ingredients in the ... Read More


Design

water efficiency

What Is LEED? – Water Efficiency

Published on September 11th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

This is the fourth post in a series on the LEED green building rating system.  The first post provided an Introduction to LEED, the second looked at the Sustainable Sites credit category, and the third at the Location and ... Read More


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