Can we create a green American dream home? Can we take those green building methods to a larger scale? Can we build a green office park? PF Members think so.
Passive solar building design works year round to save on utilities. It is a cost-effective way to take a home or building 50% or more off the grid, thus making the addition oif PVs a much more affordable option for going completely off the grid.... Read More
Can going to the dentist be good for the environment? One dentist has figured out how with his sustainable office.
Passivhaus methodology combined with Integrated Project Delivery, Lean Construction principles and big BIM (Building Information Modeling) can produce tommorrowes low energy buildings today at cost parity with standard construction.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Editor's Pick: As the weather begins to cool down, we will begin turning up the heat and grabbing our blankets and hats to try to stay warm. What if there was a more sustainable and cost-effective way to keep our homes warm in the winter season?
If you want sustainable design in the world, you first need a school that teaches designers how to think sustainably. The Pratt Design Incubator is doing just that.
Brief history and possible application of graphene as an energy storage material. Energy Technology & Policy Spring 2013, Dr. Michael Webber, UT Austin.
Hydropower turbines have become increasingly more fish-friendly as wildlife impacts have grown. This brief history highlights some fish preservation strategies and concludes with a promising fish-friendly turbine model by the Alden laboratories.... Read More