Tag Archives: Green Building

Stuff and Green Material

I recently began the spring semester and one of my course’s is Design for Green Materials. This course will introduce us to green materials and the process these materials follow throughout building, and design. In class we watched a short … Continue reading

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Purchasing Power

I read a blog the other week that called our current times, The Age of Choice.   It was about all the information that is available now and the choices we can make because of this additional information.   They looked … Continue reading

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Green Wall Pics

We finished the green wall last week! AENA provided the design and installation with help from Blondie’s Tree House, who chose the plants, developed the layout, and sourced all the plants..  I’ll provide a link to the AENA update when it’s finished. Below … Continue reading

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Blog Catch up

I haven’t had a chance to read all my favorite blogs for a couple of days and I feel like I missed a lot. I was going to tweet some of them until I realized how many I had. From A … Continue reading

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Dr. John Todd and the Eco-Machine

The Academy of Natural Sciences http://www.ansp.org/  in Philadelphia is host to a series of lectures and panel discussion on a range of topics from urban sustainability to environmental action. Recently the Academy hosted Dr. John Todd the inventor of the Eco-MachineTM. … Continue reading

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New York City Building Codes

There are a number of changes in the New York City building code that will force construction in New York City to be more sustainable.  This means more opportunities for people with green building experience.  It also means that developments, buildings, offices and … Continue reading

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NYC Green Building Codes LEED to more Sustainable Certifications

I recently had a meeting with a couple of developers who were planning on doing a quick renovation to convert an older building into residential condos or apartments.  We were discussing the project budget and sustainable certifications were brought up.  They immediately … Continue reading

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