Ultra-green Modular Classroom Prototype Relies on Premier SIPS

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Method Prefab and SEED Collaborative have designed and built the first ultra-green modular classroom building to pursue the Living Building Challenge. The project used Premier structural insulated panels (SIPs) by Insulfoam for fast, energy-efficient construction. Using Premier structural insulated panels (SIPs) by Insulfoam, the SEEDclassroom is intended to provide an environmentally conscious… Read more »

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Contemporary agriculture is burning up our planet

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living A growing number of organic consumers, natural health advocates and climate hawks are taking a more comprehensive look at the fundamental causes of global warming. And its led them to this sobering conclusion: Modern, industrial, monocrop farming are burning up our planet.   How did they reach this conclusion? First, by… Read more »

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Treehouse architecture in Mexico

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living This stunning treehouse in Mexico as actually one of four townhouses built in a beautiful garden filled plot where going up made the most sense given the small footprint and the lovely views of the surrounding trees.   Designed by Alejandro Sachez Garcia architecture, each townhouse is 3 storeys… Read more »

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Green Office Practices Lowers Costs for Office Supplies

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Employees appreciate it when their employers make an attempt to create a greener environment in the office. A cleaner feeling green office boosts morale and promotes an eco-friendly lifestyle that can transcend the work setting and enter into the homes of employees. There are dozens of ways to go green office. Some of the most… Read more »

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Electric Cars: Keep Moving With Electric Power

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There are numerous of cars running in the streets and the number of new cars hitting the sales point is very high on routine basis. This is mainly due to the requirements faced by the people to move on from one place to another in order to carry on with various activities. You might be… Read more »

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Detroit was Killed by Decades of Environmental Abuse

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The findings in this post-mortem of Detroit suggest that the city was killed by environmental abuse compounded by the failure to adapt to a changing economic landscape. Understanding the fall of Michigan’s largest city has important implications for…

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