Tinted Architectural Glass

New Smart Electrochromatic Glass Makes for Efficient Green Buildings

Glass is a major part of most building design, allowing natural light and ambiance, as well as warming in the winter. In the summer,...
Google's New Silicon Valley Headquarters

Are The Valley’s Green Corporate Office Buildings Overhyped?

In a recent opinion piece by Lloyd Alter over at Treehugger, he points out some disturbing data regarding the employees themselves. Sure, the green...

The Features That Make The New Apple Headquarters Green

Is the new Apple headquarters going to be ultra green or not? This question has been circling around the 'green' community for quite some...

PSU Project Aims To Mimic Skin Responsiveness For Designing Energy-Efficient Buildings

One day, man-made buildings will mimic the human body in the relationship with the exterior. Penn State University researchers are about to study and implement a model that uses the sensitivity and flexibility of human cells to build "skins" that will give buildings the possibility to self-adapt to the exterior, to regulate their energy use according to changes in the environment.

Two Residential Towers Will Clean Mumbai’s Air, Just Like Trees

With urban air pollution becoming a huge problem in many major cities around the world, engineers, scientists and architects are testing and trying numerous...

McDonald’s Conquers The Green World by Greening Up Their Buildings

Just when everyone thought that McDonald's can never be green, the giant in hamburger making yet again proved us all wrong. Not only that...

Rotterdam’s Floating Pavilion is Solar Powered and Developed to Withstand Climate Change

In order to face the challenges posed by climate change and its consequent rise of sea levels, Rotterdam has begun the construction of some...
Smarter Climate Control Could Save This Office Building Tens of Thousands of Dollars

How Smart Climate Control Saves Energy and Money

Current climate control technology in a building is not as advanced as it could be, and is wasting thousands of dollars a year because...

Michael Strizki`s Solar/Hydrogen/Geothermal Powered House – Amazing!

Michael Strizki's house is the most low impact house I've ever seen. He lives his life off-grid, because his home system feature solar panels, 10 hydrogen tanks filled with the excess energy from the solar panels, with the hydrogen taken out of water, and a 15 year-old geothermal system, that covered its price 8 times since it was installed.

Biostone: Greener Cement Made from Sand, Bacteria and Urine

It is a commonly known fact that production of cement is a process, which can cause severe damage to the environment, mainly due to...