Posts Tagged ‘Green Gardens’

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).

Reinventing Green Building, by Jerry Yudelson

Why Certification Systems Aren’t Working and What We Can Do About It. The book Reinventing Green Building, by Jerry Yudelson, will be available about June 1st. It’s full of detailed statistical analysis of how green building in the US has hit the wall the past few years, commentary from two dozen industry leaders, and detailed recommendations on […]

Coral Reef – Matrix for the Construction of 1000 Passive Houses in Haiti

Credit to: http://vincent.callebaut.org/ Called “The Pearl of West Indies”, Haiti was during a long time the most visited country of the Greater Antilles representing the occidental third of Hispaniola Island. Devastated in 2010 by an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, the country has now to be rebuilt from new innovative architectural and town-planning […]

5 of the World’s Most Amazing Gardens

Credit to: Plant Green By Colleen Vanderlinden Every garden is amazing. From the smallest container to the most dramatic botanic garden (such as those listed below), gardens help us appreciate the natural beauty around us, amaze us with the diversity that exists in the plant world, and stand testament to the creativity of those whose […]

Funding boost for new green technology trail at Botanic Garden

Credit to: http://www.gardenofwales.org.uk/ An interactive green technology trail featuring a range of micro-scale renewable energy demonstrators – from a mini wind turbine to pedal powered machines – is to be created at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. The news was announced today by Lesley Griffiths, Deputy Minister for Science, Innovation and Skills, during a […]

Bumbles make beeline for gardens, study suggests

Credit to: BBC News By Mark Kinver Science and environment reporter, BBC News Gardens are able to sustain a greater number of bumblebee nests than farmed land, a study involving genetic analysis and modeling has suggested. DNA samples were taken from two species by UK researchers in order to build up a picture of nest […]

How to Make an Indoor Garden

Overview The concept of a greenhouse is fairly simple. It allows in the radiant heat from the sun, but then traps most of it in the greenhouse so that the interior stays warmer, many times much warmer, than the outside air. However, for those who are looking to install a greenhouse or who are just […]

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