Rob Niven began to study concrete’s carbon problem as an engineering student at McGill University in Montreal in the early 2000s. Today, his rapidly growing company provides one of the most promising processes for reducing embodied carbon from buildings.
The second Living Building Challenge project on a college campus in the Southeast is well underway but still half a year from completion.
Here are the ah-ha moments from friends, colleagues and Tweeters who attended the world’s largest gathering on regenerative design and construction — along with a roundup of the news.
The world’s most rigorous green building standard just got more flexible. That doesn’t mean it’s suddenly a push over.
The builders, designers and manufacturers tackling the immense challenge of embodied carbon have a blunt bit of advice for their colleagues: Just talk about it.
I’ll be reporting this week from the Living Future 2019 conference in Seattle, which promises to be newsworthy for at least two reasons.
It makes sense that ASHRAE, a leading proponent of efficient buildings, would hire leading green building architects and engineers for the Zero Energy renovation of its new Atlanta building.
We asked 30 green building leaders: What notable trends do you see emerging in commercial green building in 2019? Most of the answers revolved around climate change.
For the built environment to meet global carbon-reduction goals, more buildings must reach net zero quickly. There are signs, finally, that this is happening.