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Sky Group to open carbon neutral film studio by 2022
Climate Change

Media giant Sky set to build carbon neutral film studio just outside London, UK

...carbon that they are not able to cut, with the goal of eventually becoming carbon positive, where the company removes more carbon from the atmosphere than they ...

Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...carbon reduction challenge; it does little to address the carbon contribution of the built environment. Calculating and optimizing a building's embodied carbo...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...carbon-neutrality by the year 2050. This plan identified a target of powering all Houston City operations with renewable energy by the year 2025. According to...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...carbon footprint of eco homes & sustainable construction unless Governments channel economic stimulus initiatives into them... Find more pages about sustainab...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

This week is World Green Building Week - & EcoHome makes its pledge

...carbon emissions from all stages of a building’s lifecycle, and therefore encourage new practices and new ways of thinking to work towards reducing carbon emiss...

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre
Architecture

The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre

...carbon to achieve carbon neutrality; uses filtered rainwater for the building’s greywater requirements; and treats 100% of blackwater in an on-site bioreactor. ...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...carbon efficient alternative to demolition and new build whenever there is a viable choice. Include life cycle costing, whole life carbon modelling and post o...

BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...carbon tax. The latest initiative is the BC Energy Step Code , which gives communities the power to mandate more energy efficient building standards. Cities a...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...carbon storage, so chopping one down to build something may elicit a tear from some, but it is way more 'green' than using concrete. Concrete releases about a...

2019 Renewables produced more Electric than Coal, Gas, Oil
Renewable Energy

In 2019, renewable energy sources produced more power in the US than fossil fuels

...carbon footprint and build sustainable and energy efficient homes in the Ecohome Green Home Building Guide. and in the pages below: Compare the carbon foo...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...carbon neutral, among other things. The 7,000-square-metre Centre of Excellence was designed by CEI Architecture. It was built by PCL Constructors Westcoast...