Will Britannia rule the waves in shipping's green revolution?

Jun 18, 2021
British entrepreneurs and innovators hope to cash in on the move to decarbonize commercial ships.
Some industry leaders believe that a large part of Britain’s maritime future lies in designing and building new systems to combat climate change.
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Formica: Coming to a table near you?

Jan 21, 2013
That staple of '50s kitchen counter tops is being embraced by young architects as a green alternative to stone.

Retrofit buildings more eco-friendly than 'green' construction

Jan 24, 2012
A new study shows that re-using an old building almost always saves more energy than framing up a new one.

Making green sexy?

Jan 26, 2009
Here at the Greenwash Brigade, we recently received a press release titled "Making Green Sexy," about a LEED certified mega mansion in Florida...

EcoBroker standards: got transparency?

Oct 21, 2008
Sarah Gardner reported on the EcoBroker Program this afternoon on Marketplace. The program attempts to address two critical issues in combating...

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Green homes - speedy sales in a slow market?

Mar 12, 2008
For a year, I've been trying to convince Minnesota's affordable home builders concerned about a slowing market what Greg Pinn, a San Jose home...

LEED certification in a transitional moment

Jan 8, 2008
I totally agree with Daniel Brook's premise that you can game the LEED Rating System to come up with a LEED Certified project that is decidedly NOT...

LEED - Green or a Game?

Dec 31, 2007
I've been doing a little early preparation for my New Year's resolution - to take the USGBC's LEED Accredited Professional test (passing not...