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How To Sustainably Grow and Develop Your Business

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 […]

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What You Should Know About Energy Efficiency Standards

The green revolution is influencing all industries, especially the building sector. Development covers a significant portion of land around the globe. The construction and operation of structures both contribute to high utility costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Regions are developing energy efficiency standards to minimize adverse economic and environmental effects. Residents can evaluate current regulations […]

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10 Innovative Green Technologies We’re Excited to See in Construction

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 […]

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15 Ways Construction Is Gradually Getting Greener

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 […]

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5 Tips for Environmentally Responsible Construction in the Eco-Conscious World

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 […]

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Top Qualifications to Look for in an Eco-Friendly Contractor

The push for sustainable home renovations isn’t a new one. But as climate change evolves into an even more concerning situation, people are searching for ideas to limit waste and emissions during projects. That’s where an eco-friendly contractor comes into play. These experts can help clients make green choices from start to finish. How do […]

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Planning Spring Projects With An Environmentally-Friendly Mindset

By the time spring rolls around each year, most people are ready to tackle new projects, get involved in spring cleaning, or spend more time outside creating a beautiful, colorful stage for their homes.  Spring and “greenery” go hand-in-hand, but that doesn’t always mean spring projects are environmentally-friendly. To make sure they are, you may […]

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Tips and Advice for Building a Passive House

Did you know that the average home is massively inefficient when it comes to conserving energy? Most homes are losing energy from thermal bridging, air leaks, insufficient insulation, and other inadequacies that become especially harmful in extreme temperatures. This inefficiency plagues most of the homes in America. Fortunately, environmental awareness seems to be peaking right now. […]

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4 Reasons Why House Construction Is Becoming More Sustainable

Sustainability is quickly becoming a construction industry trend. Most people know sustainable practices promote positive environmental impacts. However, many people don’t realize there are other reasons why construction is becoming more sustainable.  Sustainable construction presents an array of benefits beyond the realm of eco-consciousness. In fact, many supporters have jumped on the bandwagon thanks to […]