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.
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.
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.
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.
Affiliation Expands 3BL News Distribution Network in Sustainable Building Sector
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.