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UK Green Building Council Proposed

An industry led proposal aims to create a UK Green Building Council similar to the successful US Green Building Council.


Rain Gardens Prevent Runoff and Water Pollution

Properly designed "rain gardens" can effectively trap and retain up to 99 percent of common pollutants in urban storm runoff, potentially improving water quality and promoting the conversion of some pollutants into less harmful compounds, according to new research scheduled for publication in the Feb.


"Building Green" TV show on PBS

The first of its kind to hit television, ‘Building Green’ is a new home improvement program about building gorgeous homes that are healthier, more energy efficient and better for the environment.


Mitchell Joachim's Fab Tree Hab Living Home

Mitchell Joachim, part of the MIT Media Lab's Smart Cities Group, along with ecological engineer Lara Greden and architect Javier Arbona, have proposed a system of homes that are actually a living ecosystem.


Centennial College Emphasizes Sustainable Building Design and Construction

In response to a world grappling with finite supplies of fossil fuels and other resources, Centennial College has launched a new full-time program in architectural technology that emphasizes sustainable building design and construction.


Drake Landing Solar Community

The Drake Landing Solar Community is a planned community in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada.


New Roof Finish Designed to Reduce Cooling Costs

Innovative new roofing technologies can keep homes cooler in the summer and offer homeowners significant energy savings.


2006 Building Energy Conference and Trade Show

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) will host its 31st annual Building Energy Conference and Trade Show at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center on March 7-9, 2006.



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