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Green and Healthy Buildings: monitoring consumption & ecology in the built environment

Green and Healthy Buildings: monitoring consumption & ecology in the built environment | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

According to the United Nations Environment Programme, buildings account for approximately 40 percent of worldwide energy use and are responsible for 30 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. They also play an important role in the health and wellbeing of those who inhabit them each day.

The mass of information about what makes a building green tends to concentrate on new and innovative designs that create beautiful photo spreads. While such examples are inspiring, they make up a very small percentage of all buildings in operation.

Green Buildings Alive is an environmental initiative aimed at collecting and sharing data on existing buildings between 10 and 60 years old. The data is collected from office towers in Australian Central Business Districts (CBDs) and shared on a public website.


For more on this innovative, environmental initiative that provides interactive visualizations of building-performance data to help understand the complexities and relationships among sustainability, health, and energy, read the complete article


Via Lauren Moss, Stephane Bilodeau
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Home energy saving devices at a library near you - Today's THV

Home energy saving devices at a library near you - Today's THV | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

Home energy saving devices at a library near you. The 'Track and Save' program seeks to educate Arkansans about residential energy use and to ultimately influence Arkansans to reduce energy and save money at home by unplugging electronics...

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Real-time energy monitoring emerges as top building retrofit

Real-time energy monitoring emerges as top building retrofit | Sustainable Energy | Scoop.it

A growing number of companies are realizing the social, environmental and cost benefits of retrofitting their buildings.


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