More than a third of participating buildings already have reduced energy and water consumption by 20 percent.
Let this be a lesson to you: Hampshire College’s R.W. Kern Center project team is relieved now that the state has finally approved their UV method for turning rainwater into drinking water.
Solar panels may shimmer in many a mayor’s eyes as cities commit to 100 percent renewable energy. When they get down to the nuts and bolts, however, they’ll find that efficiency gets them most of the way to their goal.
Here’s a quick roundup of some highlights from the 2017 Living Future Unconference last month in Seattle.
Two certified renovations and an even bigger project announced at the Living Future 2017 unConference represent a dramatic increase in the size of facilities seeking the Living Building Challenge Petal certification.
As early as this fall, Suniva’s unfair trade complaint could affect solar pricing, clean energy projects and 88,000 jobs.
Living Building Challenge founder Jason McLennan leads a tour of his family’s new home, Heron Hall on Bainbridge Island, Wash.
Foundations are expected to use tax-advantaged resources to advance the public good. So shouldn’t they manage real-estate investments more sustainably?
The International Living Future Institute’s reboot of its Net Zero Energy program is more than a name change. It establishes NZE’s replacement — Zero Energy Building Certification— as the sole standard for an achievement that’s increasingly common among high-performance buildings.
Nine green building professionals and advocates were honored last week as Living Future Heroes for their role in helping to move the Living Building Challenge forward.