Green Materials Report

Metal roofing

Green Materials Report: Metal Roofing

Published on September 5th, 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


Architecture

Public transportation connectivity

What is LEED? – Location and Transportation

Published on September 3rd, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

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


Agriculture/Food

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The Garden Tower Project Start-Up Business

Published on September 3rd, 2014 | by Jennifer Shockley

Social media is helping many start-up companies gain followers, earn profit and take off. One company that was featured on Kick Starter and on startup-USA.com is The Green Tower Project. The Green Tower Project is a ... Read More


Architecture

Building materials of the future

More Building Materials of the Future

Published on September 1st, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Thanks to Gizmodo Australia for this look into seven building materials of the future.   The gap between material science and actual construction is very far and very wide. It can take decades to move a ... Read More


Architecture

Cork flooring

Green Materials Report: Cork Flooring

Published on August 29th, 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


Architecture

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Fitting In, Architecturally Speaking

Published on August 28th, 2014 | by Jennifer Shockley

One of the fundamental qualities of good architecturally designed buildings is that they fit into their own unique site. Two examples that couldn’t be more different but that are both beautifully designed buildings for their spaces ... Read More


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