Posts tagged: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

CSU’s Glass ‘Energy Chamber’ Seeks LEED Silver (via http://greenbuildingelements.com) Colorado State University (CSU) in Ft. Collins, Colorado hired architectural firm Studiotrope to design the expansion of the Morgan Library with a modern glass cube student study space. The University is requiring that a minimum LEED silver accreditation be attained. With the glass cube, this requirement… […]

The Home of the Future

In the U.S., green building can mean a lot of things — recycled greywater, roof gardens, solar panels and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification all come to mind. But in Europe, many green builders focus laser-like on the amount of energy a building consumes, half of which […]

7 Most Striking Examples of Green Building

Green architecture is the future architecture to tackle the power shortage and to preserve our environment from pollution. Many government and private organizations are coming up with new innovative ideas to boost the green architecture. These buildings will feed on renewable sources for energy and will cut down the carbon emission in huge amount. Since […]

Top 10 Green Building Products

Sustainable Industries Magazine recently introduced its winners of the sixth annual Top 10 Green Building Products award. The winners were chosen by an expert panel of judges from more than 100 entries based upon design aesthetic, environmental performance, innovativeness, scalability/market impact, as well as value and compatibility using the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating […]

Clean Energy Meets Green Building

Read more: Clean energy meets green building | Sustainable Industries Imagine you’re sitting in a meeting in high-rise office building on a sunny afternoon. As the meeting drags on the room starts to heat up, so you bump down the thermostat, pull the shades and turn on the overhead lights. You may be more comfortable, […]