Blog Posts - Green Building

How Duterte can Improve Philippine Real Estate?

MANILA, 30 June 2016: As former long-time Davao mayor Rodrigo Duterte officially takes his seat as president of the Philippines, many are still speculating as to the new administration’s impact on the country, especially on......

Vacuum Glazing: Windows that are Energy Efficient AND Cost Effective

Insulating your home against energy loss is one of the most prominent energy-reduction strategies promoted… Continue reading at Green Building Canada []...
by Green Building Canada on Mar 12, 2016

Retrocommissioning HVAC

Deferred maintenance directly affects the physical condition of a facility which has a significant impact on the asset value. Read Retrocommissioning HVAC on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Feb 19, 2016

Global Green Building Expected To Double By 2018

Strong growth is anticipated globally and in the U.S. green building market, but the nation lags globally in measuring the benefits of building green. Read Global Green Building Expected To Double By 2018 on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent...
by FacilityBlog on Feb 17, 2016

The EcoArk at the Taipei Expo Park

We had to include the Taipei Expo Park in our itinerary because one of our companions have watched on TV about this building built out of plastic water bottles. I searched online and came upon the EcoArk, which is part of the Taipei Expo Park.  ...
by First-time Travels on Nov 26, 2015

Energy Conservation, Student Performance Top Reasons for Improving U.S. Public Schools

Facility Executive Magazine More than 90 percent of Americans agree that greater investments should be put toward upgrading U.S. public school buildings, according to a new poll from U.S. Green Building Council. Energy Conservation, Student Performan...
by FacilityBlog on Nov 24, 2015

The Evolving Sustainable Building Standard

[Editor’s Note: Below is a guest post from Jessica Glicker. Currently a Brooklyn resident, Jessica is the Special Projects Coordinator at COOKFOX Architects and a LEED Accredited Professional.] As environmental standards for the built environment...
by Intercon on Nov 16, 2015

Public Works and the Importance of Creating Sustainable Communities [infographic]

Communities both big and small are having a sustainable makeover in order to reduce energy… Continue reading at Green Building Canada []...
by Green Building Canada on Jun 29, 2015

Lowongan Kerja Asdi Swasatya

PT ASDI SWASATYA is an engineering consulting firm in the fields of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) building-service design. We were founded in 1991, and since then have completed significant projects for acclaimed developers, corporations...
by Lowongan Kerja CPNS dan BUMN on Jun 22, 2015

Off the Grid Solar: Sustainable Energy Meets Sensible Design

One of the obstacles hindering the growth of solar power is that it is still connected to the grid.  Because solar in some cases is connected to and supplemented by the grid; it is not self-efficient. The people against solar make this argument, arg...
by The Alternative Consumer on Jan 22, 2015

Reviewed: Explosion Green

Explosion Green By David Gottfried In One Line: A low-stress read for an informative look behind the curtain from a key figure responsible for the start of the green building movement.  For over two decades the USGBC’s LEED rating system ha...
by Intercon on Jan 7, 2015

less is more

Redefining ‘green ‘ buildings and a need to reflect on our urban lifestyles.. Over the last two decades, we have left our ecological footprints everywhere, with little or no environmental accountability. The green development sector seems...
by Archi+ on Dec 14, 2014

Carbon Neutral Homes: The Future is Flat-Packed

In February 2008, the first 100% carbon neutral flat-pack home was revealed by ZEDFactory – Zero (fossil) Energy Development. It was affordable, quick to put up and revolutionary in the way properties are designed. The house was designed to be...
by The Alternative Consumer on Dec 6, 2014

4 Problems in applying the principles of green building

  Applying the principles of green building is a good thing to make buildings more environmentally friendly. Unfortunately, many developers are still reluctant to apply this principle further because of the problems encountered in implementing t...
by Interior room design on Nov 25, 2014

Martifer PV Projects: Integrated Solutions for Fulfilling Solar Power Needs

Martifer Solar is more than merely a company that focuses on solar energy.  This Portugal based company employs teams of engineers and people who fabricate and design required engineering solutions for various types of solar energy related projects.
by The Alternative Consumer on Nov 22, 2014

eco bark engineered siding for your home

We’re all familiar with engineered wood flooring, but siding for your home? I love the rustic look of a home whose exterior features wood. My first home in the Catskills was constructed of Cedar siding. It looked gorgeous but the maintenance co...
by The Alternative Consumer on Nov 20, 2014

Green Building Market Study Shows 250% Growth In Alternative Rating Systems

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine Recent Turner study shows significant growth in interest in Green Globes® and other systems. Green Building Market Study Shows 250% Growth In Alternative Rating Systems appeared first on Today's Faci...
by FacilityBlog on Nov 12, 2014

the LED light bulb that shines when the power goes out

If you live in an environment that is prone to extreme weather events like big winter snowstorms, high winds, or hurricanes you might want to contemplate what’s going to happen when the lights go out (and they will). One solution – an ene...
by The Alternative Consumer on Oct 29, 2014

Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.
by FacilityBlog on Oct 15, 2014

What is a LEED Certified Home?

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a certification program for green building. There are numerous levels and ratings within this certification program that recognize best-in-class building strategies for homes, offices, new co...
by khairuddinuad on Oct 9, 2014

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