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(Courtesy : Architectural Evengelist) Introduction Energy efficiency is becoming a key factor. Of late, “Go Green” slogan has been organic part of the architecture industry. International outcry for a greener and safer earth, increasing environmental consciousness among people, greenhouse issues raised by the environmentalists across the globe are compelling the architecture firms, virtual building solutions […]

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June 1, 2010 Green Architecture
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(Courtesy : MSN India) With the ‘green’ word becoming the call of the day, many corporate firms have embraced the thought of reducing their carbon footprint far more seriously than just lip service. Forget reducing paper wastage and saving water, companies have gone all out in their effort to go green and build on it. […]

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June 1, 2010 Green Architecture
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(Courtesy : Bloomberg Businessweek) How will the recession affect the green-building market? We asked Peter Morris, principal of the construction consultancy Davis Langdon Proponents of green buildings have a long list of persuasive arguments they can use to convince clients and developers that green is the way to go: Build green, and your employees will […]

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June 1, 2010 Interviews
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LEED is a green rating system for buildings. This video tells more about it. Rob Watson is CEO of EcoTech International and the Founding Chairman (1994-2005) of the LEED Green Building Rating System of the U.S. Green Building Council. In this compelling interview, Rob discusses green buildings, LEED and what people can and should do […]

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June 1, 2010 LEED
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Modular homes are the ultimate prefabricated building system, constructing nearly 90% of a home offsite. A highly customizable home can be built in a controlled factory environment while the building site is prepped. This technique can save builders and homeowners time and money by cutting overhead and outsourcing during the construction process. Making green modular […]

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June 1, 2010 Modular construction
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Excerpts from a keynote address at Stanford University by David Gottfried, founder and first staff president of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the leading green building organization in the world. In this segment, Gottfried talks about how green principles are being linked to the bottom line. He discusses how sustainability is positively affecting the […]

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June 1, 2010 Green investment
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The Pin Foundation Advantage – A solid foundation that reaches deep into the ground without digging holes or pouring concrete! This video by Hydraform India demonstrates an interlocking building technology Solar Tower in Green Technology Innovative Green technologies Mike shares some of the things his family has been doing to lessen their environmental impact in […]

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June 1, 2010 Green technology
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Eco friendly house designed and built 100% green construction. Stronger, fire resistant, wind resistant, PV for electricity, solar heating and hot water, utilizing recycled materials while being very affordable! In May 2008, the Museum of Science and Industry opened the exhibit “Smart Home: Green + Wired,” featuring a modular home created by California-based Michelle Kaufmann […]

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June 1, 2010 Green construction materials
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Green interior design should be a focal point for all offices today as the business world begins to critically examine its effect on the environment. When you decorate your home, you may not think about “going green” in the process. But maybe you should. These days more Interior Designers say green designs not only look […]

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June 1, 2010 Green Interiors
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The Washington State Department of Ecology views green building as a key player in addressing a number of our states priority environmental issues: mitigating climate change, reducing toxics in our environment, reducing waste (both solid and hazardous), managing storm-water run-off and more. In an effort to describe the opportunities that exist this fast growing market […]

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June 1, 2010 Green Architecture
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