Monthly Archives: August 2010

Engineering School Renovation Earns LEED Gold

August 30th, 2010 | by Dawn Killough

The Duthie Center for Engineering on the University of Louisville campus recently earned LEED Gold for its renovation project. Highlights included 54% water savings, reuse of 95% of the existing building structure, and recycling 77% of the demolition waste


Children’s Museum Is Hands-On Green

August 27th, 2010 | by Dawn Killough

The Madison Children's Museum is set to be the first LEED-certified museum in Wisconsin. But the building isn't the only thing that is green


How Big Is Your Water Footprint?

August 26th, 2010 | by Dawn Killough

Take this National Geographic test to see how much water you use in a day. Then find tips on how to reduce your water footprint


Here’s Looking at Composting Waterless Toilets

August 25th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

For those considering building without a septic tank or access to a sewer line, it might be time to look at composting alternatives, especially if putrid smells can be avoided. Swedish-based BioLet has manufactured waterless toilets for 35 years



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