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How Green is Renewable Energy? - Green Building Elements

How Green is Renewable Energy? - Green Building Elements | Green Building | Scoop.it
An excerpt from ClimateWire on research into the environmental impacts of producing renewable energy, something we don't often discuss.
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Something to keep in mind... how we 'pay it forward' with our manufacturing of renewable energy components.

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Case study for Friland (Denmark) | European Permaculture ...

Friland is an example of different kind of techniques for building, heating and energy efficiency. This eco-village has helped popularizing Sustainable building in Denmark and internationally also, especially the straw-bale ...
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#naturalbuilding is really so accessible and affordable, let's hope global uptake in these techniques continue. 

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Qatar begins testing its first “eco villa” - Global Construction Review

Qatar begins testing its first “eco villa” - Global Construction Review | Green Building | Scoop.it
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Qatar begins testing its first “eco villa”
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Well done Qatar! We need places all over the world to adopt these attitudes if green building is to become the norm.

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The Eco-Sense House

The Eco-Sense House | Green Building | Scoop.it
    Green architecture – Eco-Sense House By Damir Beciri 18 October 2010 We already wrote about the Omega Center for Sustainable Living in Rhinebeck, N.Y., which got the Living Building Challenge certification (this project is also LEED Platinum certified), and in this article we’re going to write about Eco-Sense, a private home in beautiful...
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Some pretty great specifications used on materials and building techniques in the purist-green home. 

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Innovations in Green Home Building

Think Green visits Eagle Point Oregon to take a look at a home under construction. Dale Siens, from APEX Block Corporation, gives us a tour of the constructi...
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Eco-friendly features to consider when choosing a building supplier | MGT Stone, Inc. | Rankommend

Eco-friendly features to consider when choosing a building supplier | MGT Stone, Inc. | Rankommend | Green Building | Scoop.it
Eco-friendly building design is not just a passing trend; it is a necessity for sustainable growth in the residential and commercial sectors. Therefore, when you are building a home or consideri...
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The construction industry being what it is, considering energy efficiency and carbon usage when choosing  a builder is a no-brainer. 

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How to make your home more energy efficient - infographic

How to make your home more energy efficient - infographic | Green Building | Scoop.it
These changes could save money on your utility bills and reduce your carbon footprint (How to make your #home more energy efficient #Eco http://t.co/IrLVBwYfsy http://t.co/2cjoENlhi9)...
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Eco improvements to benefit hundreds of North Durham families » Housing » 24dash.com

Eco improvements to benefit hundreds of North Durham families » Housing » 24dash.com | Green Building | Scoop.it
Hundreds of residents living in County Durham are set to benefit from eco-friendly properties, thanks to Derwentside Homes.  
The housing provider, which runs and manages 6,700 properties across North Durham, has appointed Keepmoat to improve th...
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It is only the enlightened builders of this world who will realise that affordable sustainable housing is the way of the future. Again, let's hope it is the new norm. 

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Eco-Friendly Construction Doesn't Have To Break The Bank - Allied Modular Blog

Eco-Friendly Construction Doesn't Have To Break The Bank - Allied Modular Blog | Green Building | Scoop.it
Eco-Friendly Construction Doesn't Have To Break The Bank... http://t.co/q0ZOf7kpVM
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This is ultimately the aim - to build affordably and sustainably, though eco-buiding often is not seen this way. I hope this is changing. 

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What happened to Utopia?

What happened to Utopia? | Green Building | Scoop.it

Of cA conversation about how we live and dream in our cities

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Of course, green buildings really only exist when they are in amongst a community. Read how we live and dream in our cities. 

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Super Energy Efficient Building Materials from Wood | Natural Resources Canada

Super Energy Efficient Building Materials from Wood | Natural Resources Canada | Green Building | Scoop.it
Super Energy Efficient Building Materials from Wood | Natural Resources Canada http://t.co/BrRhNuigkD
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