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Solar Canopies and a Cost Analysis of Low E Storm Windows

Green Builder Media's October 8, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Solar Canopies: Detached Power Production for Home Patios Residential versions such as NRG's new Solar Haven Canopy bring what was once a commercial-only product down to scale.

New Building and Construction Materials: Back to the Future - The Minute

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Europe’s construction industry is looking at new building and construction materials, with the aim to cut carbon emissions and reduce energy consumption. The European ISOBIO project is researching sustainable materials to define the most effective materials, focus production on high-quality and credible insulation, and reduce overall costs.

Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash and More

Green Builder Media's October 1, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash The mainstream media has suddenly turned against the promised land of IOT-enabled future. Here's why they're wrong.

Bechtel's Smart Cities Guide: How To Transform Your City With Smart, Resilient Infrastructure

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Download Bechtel's #SmartCities Guide here!

This guide provides ideas on how to use smart, resilient infrastructure to help tackle the new and emerging challenges facing cities. It shows how solar energy, fuel cells, smart grids, green infrastructure and more can help to decentralize essential services, to offer the flexibility and adaptability so vital to cities.

Smart Cities Hold the Key

Intelligent, connected, adaptable cities offer solutions for a growing and shifting population.

While there are always a litany of disquieting world events happening at any given time, I find myself particularly troubled by two recent headlines: the uncontrolled wildfires raging throughout California and the refugee crisis in Europe. While both of these tragic situations are devastating in and of themselves, I’m deeply distraught by the striking reality that furious fires and mass refugee migrations are going to become common occurrences in our future.

Drought Spurs Socially Responsible Investing and Meet R.O.B. the Robot

Green Builder Media's September 10, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Drought Spurs Socially Responsible Investing At least there's one silver lining coming out of the California drought: Investors are waking up to their culpability in corporate behavior.

Stronger, Cleaner Concrete? and A Solar Panel that Acts as its Own Battery

Green Builder Media's September 4, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

New Rock-Based Blocks Said to Be Stronger, Less Polluting than Traditional Concrete Napa-Valley startup Watershed Materials has created a natural masonry that's twice as strong as concrete (7,000 psi).

Good Indoor Air Conditioning and HERS Rating a Passive House

Green Builder Media's August 27, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Good Indoor Air Conditioning The EPA’s Indoor airPLUS program website offers several recommendations for combating moisture and ensuring the best indoor air quality possible. The program makes a good argument for conditioning crawl spaces. Not only are such spaces more energy efficient, they provide better moisture control.

International Living Future Institute Forges Partnership with 3BL Media

Affiliation Expands 3BL News Distribution Network in Sustainable Building Sector
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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., August 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - 3BL Media, a corporate communications platform exclusively dedicated to the distribution of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability news and content, announced today a partnership with the International Living Future Institute, a global leader in the green building and sustainability movement.


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