ZeroHouse 2.0 – KB Home’s First Net-Zero Production Home Opened in California

It's been said that the dream house does not exist, just like any other ideal, but after moving into one of KB Home's ZeroHouse...

Hungary to Build $1 Billion Green-Powered Town From Scratch

  Hungary is planning to create a green-powered town with jobs and housing for thousands on a barren strip of Danube flood plain. German property investment...

Tourism and Its Impact on the Environment

Most people look forward to a vacation, and who could blame them? But what many people forget is that the hospitality industry runs 24/7. With...

Energy Roof Greens Existing Buildings and Improves Aesthetics

It’s no secret that architects everywhere are now designing low carbon footprint buildings that either save energy, generate energy, or harvest rain in an...

New Phase Change Material Offers Huge Energy Savings in Buildings

The novel non-deformed energy storage phase change material (PCM), as the scientists dubbed it, can efficaciously regulate heat, by virtue of its large energy storage capacity. The best part is that it could be cheaply manufactured.

DIY Energy-Saving Kitchen Design in 4 Steps

Kitchen appliances are some of the most electricity-hungry devices in the home. Even seemingly small appliances like toaster ovens consume a surprising 0.75 kWh...

Greener cement for buildings and coastal structures

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world, and can be found in almost any structure: from buildings to bridges to...

Israel’s First “Green Roofs” Ecology Research Center Founded at University of Haifa

The first ever Israeli research center for Green Roofs Ecology is about to start functioning at University of Haifa. Non-irrigated green roofs, improvements on...

MVRDV Design Glass Building with Traditional Farmhouse Look

Architects MVRDV have constructed a building made of glass but resembling a traditional Dutch farmhouse – Glass Farm. The building houses mixed-use retail establishments...

Biomass Plant to Generate 49KW of Green Electricity to 50,000 Homes

The project led by Bio Energy Investments will be constructed on the banks of River Tees in Teesside. It will generate enough energy to power up to 50,000 homes and will save 140,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually through the use of carbon neutral woodchip.