For the past few decades, most sustainable advances in commercial real estate have been an afterthought. Construction professionals and architects use the same long-standing design methods. When businesses move into the buildings, some do their part to “greenify” the space, installing LED lights, installing solar panels and turning down the thermostat at the end of […]
Construction is one of the world’s least eco-friendly industries. It makes up 40 percent of all carbon emissions and pumps waste into local ecosystems. Thankfully, the industry has started to make positive changes to reduce its environmental footprint. These 10 building materials in particular are changing the game and creating new-look sustainable communities. 1. Bamboo […]
Construction’s environmental footprint is huge. That’s why architects and builders are looking toward using wood as a more sustainable choice! Now that might give you pause as to what that means for our planet’s forests, so that’s why this week we talk about sustainable logging, why balance is so important, and why we are your number one source for green knowledge and fart jokes.
Sustainability is a popular value amongst consumers, but it also benefits professionals who embrace it. Project managers have an influential role in promoting eco-friendliness in construction to push the industry forward. You can focus on these aspects to integrate green practices into every part of the construction process. 1. Prioritize Sustainability in RFPs Minimizing carbon […]
Sustainably sourced wood minimizes the impact of logging on forests and the surrounding wildlife and communities.
There is no question sustainable growth is the key to long-term success for any business. But, unfortunately, many entrepreneurs struggle with implementing sustainable practices into their company’s routine. This can often be due to a lack of knowledge or confusion about what sustainability actually means. In this article, we will discuss some of the best […]
Innovation in construction is bringing an exciting array of green technologies into the industry. These revolutionary developments benefit companies, clients, consumers and the planet. Sustainable construction technologies range from appliances to foundations and everything in between. As these innovations develop further in the years ahead, they will make building one of the most environmentally-friendly industries […]
Construction produces 39% of all the carbon emissions in the world. The industry is making strides toward sustainability, but it still faces challenges. Some of the issues include the higher price of green technology and the lack of concrete action. Companies struggle to efficiently monitor sustainable practices. For example, some contractors don’t know the full […]
Sustainable residential and commercial real estate development is on the rise around the world, and there are many reasons for this shift. We shouldn’t get ahead of ourselves in thinking construction companies and investors are suddenly interested in saving the planet. Even though many truly are, we should instead consider the various benefits environmentally responsible […]