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.
Battery-powered homes should be the norm. Why? Well, just look at the weeks without power millions experienced in the Midwest this summer of 2012 under extreme heat after severe storms damaged parts of the deteriorating power grid. While there isn't... Read More
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Here's a simple idea to create more parks: retrofit a parking lot. Check out this latest animation from the American Society of Landscape Architects sustainable landscapes series that shows how small parks can revitalize cities.
This, our segment on Bloomberg West focuses on a building material created from trees ravaged by an invasive beetle in the Mountain West.
The torch has arrived, the athletes have settled into the village, and the opening ceremony has commenced. We're just as excited for the Summer Olympics as you are, but there's a lot more taking place besides the on-field events.
StormTek Catch Basin Insert, Connector Pipe Screen, Trash Capture Device
StormTekCPS is a stainless steel catch basin insert/filter that keeps trash from going into the ocean. It us currently being used by several cities and counties in California. I believe it is ONE of several solutions that can keep trash from... Read More
Natural disasters can evoke detrimental damage to infrastructure with untold human casualties. According to the Asian Disaster Reduction Center, the frequency and relative ferocity of natural disasters on a global scale has increased, leading to... Read More