Construction Going Green

Construction Going Green

Global warming and a growing energy crisis have many would-be homeowners and building operators demanding greener construction practices and completed structures that are more energy efficient. Although the initial costs are higher than with traditional construction...
The Slow Food Movement

The Slow Food Movement

Ann Cooper, head of nutrition for the Berkeley (California) Unified School District, believes in educating children to improve their health and their planet. She’s transformed school lunches into organic, regionally sourced and nutritious meals, while staying...
Passivhaus Real Estate

Passivhaus Real Estate

When companies are considering constructing new manufacturing centers, they have to concern themselves not only with finding the right property for sale, but also whether their new building will comply with an environmentally beneficial building method, such as LEED...
How To Join The Zero Waste Movement

How To Join The Zero Waste Movement

Recycling is a big movement at the moment and it’s set to grow as more governments around the world are setting targets to minimize and reduce waste generation and disposal. We can all play our part and move towards a zero waste existence. It may sound impossible, but...