A commonplace impulse kicks in when we’re faced with infectious microbes: Obliterate them with chemical disinfectants. Often, that’s not the most effective approach.
The conventional toilet turns out to be an unexpected suspect in spreading coronavirus. Do foam-flush composting toilets pose less of a risk?
Who doesn’t love wood? Its texture and color exude a sense of warmth that is almost elemental. Plus, it’s relatively inhospitable to the COVID-19 virus.
If you didn’t know better, you’d think elevators were designed to spread coronavirus. There’s an old-fashioned, less-infectious alternative: Stairs.
Green buildings promote patios, porches, gardens and green roofs for many reasons. Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in a new one.
The sun is no friend to COVID-19. The Living Building Challenge requires “views outside and daylight for 75 percent of occupants.”
Epidemiologists agree on one point about SARS-CoV-2: The virus that causes COVID-19 is transmitted most easily in enclosed environments. Operable windows may be an elixir.
Here are 10 keys to success for anyone interested in making salvage material a key part of a commercial construction project
The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design generated more than five times the energy it used in April. Plus more updates on the path toward Living Building Challenge certification.
On videos for their Changemaker Awards, winning companies offer real-life examples of how participating in an LBC project created an opportunity to change their own practices going forward.