Posts Tagged ‘green building’

Postive Energy at Elithis Tower

Postive Energy at Elithis Tower

The  first positive energy office structure was unveiled this week in Dijon France, to the amazement and delight of renewable energy lovers worldwide. A 54,000 square foot structure, Elithis Tower produces more energy than it consumes and is touted as the most environmentally sound building ever created.
The design team sought to eliminate waste of every kind [...]

Home builders Recycling

Home builders Recycling

Perhaps the only silver lining in the home building slowdown over the past 12-18 months is the fact that less material will clog landfills in the near future.  And, those companies that continue to construct homes at a slower rate engage in more home builders’ recycling, now.
A great benefit, but why did we have to [...]

Greenest House in NYC

See how this Harlem brownstone was remodeled into the greenest home in New York City! From solar panels to a crib made from sustainable materials without toxic stains or paints, this home is green down to the very last detail.
Need a little inspiration to turn your home green too? See how beautiful (and [...]

Remodel Green

The trends are changing in the US building market. According to the US Green Building Council, homeowners across the country and in every income level are going green when remodeling.
Why Remodel Green?
That was one of the questions asked in a recent survey and the results were impressive.
Environmental benefits scored highest with 42% of respondents citing [...]