Passivehaus or Passive House?

What is a passive house? What is the difference between the…

Will Cuts to the EPA Diminish the Sustainability Movement?

With recent threats of a 31% budget cut to the EPA, many of my…

Healthy Building Materials Research

Building Products Material Vetting: Looking at product health,…

Resilient Design - Designing for Potential Disaster

In recent years since Hurricane Katrina and Sandy, resiliency…

Permaculture - not just another "buzz" word.

In today's fast paced world, with new ideas and technologies…

The WELL Building Standard - Healthy Buildings, Healthy People

As we become more aware of the importance of building "green"…

The Living Building Challenge - Beyond Sustainable and into Regenerative Design

The Living Building Challenge (LBC) is a rating system similar…

What is an EPD?

EPD stands for Environmental Product Declaration and quantifies…

When is LEEDv4 required and what are the major changes?

LEEDv4 is the USGBC’s newest version of the LEED Rating…