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Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...design principles in our studios, with the aim of designing architecture and urbanism that goes beyond the standard of net zero carbon in use. Collaborate wit...

Building with ICF in California Wildfire Zone - Habitat for Humanity
Products and Materials

Habitat for Humanity - building durable homes in California wildfire zones from ICF

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New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

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LEED Condos in Lac Megantic
LEED Certification

CaGBC lends its support to rebuilding efforts in Calgary and Lac-Mégantic

...designer and LEED Homes Provider, 4 Elements Integrated Design, who will offer free LEED administration on top of the free registration and certification being ...

Earth Day 2021 – America Mobilizes to make Earth Day every Day!
Climate Change

And so it's Earth Day, Again...

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CarbonCure low carbon footprint ready mix concrete
Products and Materials

Two startups cutting emissions from the use of concrete have won the $20 million Carbon Xprize.

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Carbon Tax USA & Canada - If it brings investment to lower carbon then it's good
Policy and Regulations

Carbon tax in Canada or USA – How More Tax might be a Good Thing

...design flaws. I consider this to be misguided myopia on a number of levels. Future-proof housing - resilient home building in the age of climate change Can ...

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

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Ontario's new building-codes for Legal Laneway Homes Toronto
Policy and Regulations

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

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Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030
Energy efficiency

Trane Technologies Plans to Cut Product Carbon Emissions in Half by 2030

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The Top Construction Trends for USA & Canada in 2021!
Climate Change

Our Top Home Building Trends for 2021!

...design a home to be low in embodied carbon (do not confuse with embedded), or even carbon neutral. Low carbon concrete: A few new fringe advances in low carbo...