Smart cities: the coming future of sustainable living

Posted by & filed under Green Living.

Smart cities: the coming future of sustainable living

As digital technologies get more and more integrated into our way of life, these smart cities offer a peek into the near future of sustainable living. Vincent Callebaut of Callebaut Architects has created smart towers that could be the future of glitzy city of Paris. The proposal, titled 2050 paris smart city, showcases eight different… Read more »

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Accreditation for Green Buildings: LEED

Posted by & filed under Green Living.

leed cerfified

There is increasing awareness and support to saving the planet. This makes LEED certification increasingly meaningful. LEED stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design” LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built, using strategies aimed at improving performance; across energy savings,… Read more »

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

A great graphic explanation of the Living Building Challenge

Posted by & filed under Green Living.

See on Scoop.it – Green Living The Living Building Challenge is tough to do, and tough to understand. This helps a lot. The Living Building Challenge is the toughest green standard out there, but it is seriously gaining traction as people get to understand it. I have tried to explain how it works (see a short version… Read more »

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Green Building Conference | Green Living

Posted by & filed under Green Living.

See on Scoop.it – Green Living Highlights more than 50 sustainable initiatives   If you’re looking for some green inspiration or want to get involved with some cool sustainability projects, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) is the place for you. Arizona’s USGBC chapter hosts events throughout the year to fulfill their sustainable building… Read more »

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS