Archive for the ‘environment’ Category

10 Green Building Megatrends For 2020 – Part Two

By Jerry Yudelson, Speaker, Author, Green Building Consultant December 6, 2016 Here are the second five of the ten green building megatrends. Note that these are not necessarily in order of current or future importance! Part one was posted on November 29, 2016. The discussion is taken from my latest book, Reinventing Green Building (New Society Publishers, 2016).

Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Science is outside of politics!

The First International Forum “Energy Efficiency in Buildings”, Moscow Russia September 8, 2016: International Forum was opened by the rector of the NRU MSUCE Alexander Volkov, presenting the report “System engineering of effective building management.” Andrey Anatolyevich emphasized that this theme – innovation, on which the conceptual base is formed just now. Rector noted that […]

The 21- million – euro project – in fact a Passive House

The new administrative building of the Vorarlberg Illwerke was built in six weeks of construction primarily in wood Outdoor natural, inside nature: the 130-meter-long Illwerke Center Montafon was built by Hermann Kaufmann almost entirely of wood finished parts. Vandans – Outside the window unfolds with its never-ending coniferous forests and its clammy each other back […]

The Future of Green Building is Bright in 2014: New Top 10 MegaTrends

Green building consultant, speaker & author, Jerry Yudelson has announced his annual list of major green building trends that will affect the industry in 2014 and beyond. Credit to: Yudelson Associates What are the major trends likely to affect the green building industry and markets in the US in 2014? As one of the world’s […]

New Passive House hotel at the edge of Lake Garda

“Bonapace” offers energy efficient rooms with holiday flair Credit to: www.passivehouse-international.com Torbole/Innsbruck. Spending holidays in a Passive House is now also possible in the small town of Torbole at the edge of Lake Garda, where just in time for the summer holidays, a family enterprise has opened a hotel built according to the extremely energy […]

Royal Institute of British Architects recognises the Passive House

Credit to: Passivhaus Institut, Germany Wolfgang Feist awarded Honorary Fellowship – Visits to projects in the UK  Darmstadt. Prestigious recognition for Dr. Wolfgang Feist and the Passive House in London: The German pioneer in energy efficient construction was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The award ceremony took place […]

NASA chases climate change clues into the stratosphere

Credit: Nanowerk  The first flights of the Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX), a multi-year airborne science campaign with a heavily instrumented Global Hawk aircraft, will take off from and be operated by NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The Global Hawk is able to make 30-hour flights. Water vapor […]

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