Browsing the "Sustainable Architecture" Tag

Natural Slate Offers Eco-Friendly Advantages

May 4th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Natural slate offers an economically competitive, totally sustainable alternative for roofs and cladding. Conducted by independent international studies, natural slate has been recognized for producing the least negative effects on the physical environment

Green Key Real Estate; Eco-friendly Agents to Encourage Past Meets Present Designs

May 26th, 2011 | by Jennifer Shockley

The country’s first national green real estate company is the current next step in promoting green living. This company already exists. It is Green Key Real Estate and is based out of California. They offer residential and commercial buildings for sale that have already incorporated many green standards, they encourage buyers with green incentives and ten percent of their gross commissions go toward greening the homes that they sell

Green Building 101: Using Bioclimatic Design to Build a Passive, Sustainable Dwelling

January 13th, 2011 | by Susie Kim-Carberry

Building a greener dwelling isn’t some lofty idea but practical solutions we all must make to build a more sustainable future. As we started with consideration of space in Green Building 101-Week 1; How Defines Us in Terms of Sustainable Building; Now, we look at the environment around us as we build our Eco-conscious dwelling. By building in harmony with the natural environment and cooperating instead of fighting with the regional climate; Green Building takes a passive approach which requires less energy to run once the building is erected. Bioclimatic design is utilized during the design phase of a home or building.

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