commercial building

How Can Commercial Buildings Become More Sustainable?

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 […]

Eco-friendly practices

4 Key, Eco-Friendly Practices for You and Your Home in 2023

The new year is always a great time to make changes to your lifestyle and adopt some eco-friendly practices. Normally, this involves resolutions for health and fitness, or personal growth, but perhaps this year we should cast the net a little wider. If you, like so many others, are worried about the effects of climate […]

sustainable house

10 Types of Sustainable Materials Changing the Built Environment

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 […]

sustainable upgrades

How to Upgrade Your Home for a More Sustainable Future

Green savings and green living are constantly taking up attention in the mind of an eco-conscious homeowner. The impact each home improvement project has on both the Earth and a homeowner’s bank account factors heavily into their mindset. Fortunately, there are several home improvement activities that manage to overlap both concerns. Whether you’re prepping to […]

Recycling: It’s Not a New Concept, But It’s a Vital One

While many people may believe recycling is a relatively new concept, recycling has actually been done in varying degrees throughout history. Your parents probably recycled or re-purposed countless items during the course of their lives, as did their parents and their parents before them, and so on and so forth throughout the centuries. I’m sure […]

Super Bowl Striving to Up Their Green Game

Every year, as the Super Bowl approaches, I begin to see discussions pop up as to how green can the Super Bowl really get. With millions of people watching the game and so much being spent on food, energy, transportation, lodging and the game itself, it is kind of hard to believe very many green, […]