Green Design

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Australia Dumps Carbon Tax

Published on July 17th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

For those looking for international signs of environmental stewardship in addressing the issue of climate change, scratch Australia, “the developed world’s worst polluter,” from the list of champions. Read this report from the BBC:   Australia’s ... Read More


Materials

Carbon Footprint Labeling Begins in China

Carbon Footprint Labeling Begins In China

Published on July 16th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Thanks to ClimateWire for this look into a new carbon footprint labeling program in China: A group of Chinese companies recently earned a certification from their government for producing goods with a significantly smaller carbon footprint ... Read More


News

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Water Management Advance Saves Dollars and Water

Published on July 14th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Hydros is a water advance using water-smart technology from Simple Elements is worth investigation by those who are in the market. Hydros is just an intelligent irrigation controller born to make your life simpler, your grass healthier, ... Read More


Architecture

Netherlands Printing A House

First 3D Printed House

Published on July 13th, 2014 | by Jennifer Shockley

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An architecture firm that was founded in 2004 in Amsterdam by Hans Vermeulen, Hedwig Heinsman and Martine de Wit called DUS Architects is in the middle of a 3-year research project that may change the construction ... Read More


Green Materials Report

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Green Materials Report: Permeable Concrete

Published on July 11th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

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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


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