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3D Printed architecture for green design

3D Printed architecture for green design

3D printed architecture models are being used to display green building designs to clients long before a building is constructed, allowing people to see what the space will look like in a way that often can't be conveyed on a screen. The rise of large high quality 3D printers has expanded the

Posted byon06.21.2015inGreen Building

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Planning a Sustainable Bathroom Renovation

Planning a Sustainable Bathroom Renovation

If you've been dreaming of renovating your bathroom, it's important to balance your sustainable principles with the look you desire. Here are some tips to help you get started on creating a green bathroom, whether you will be doing it yourself or hiring a contractor. Getting Started: Energy E

Posted byon07.23.2013inDIY Projects, Green Building

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LEED By Example: The Impact of LEED Certification

LEED By Example: The Impact of LEED Certification

The U.S. Green Building Council’s rating system LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) has become increasingly important and popular in recent years. Since its creation in 1998, LEED has grown to include over 12,000 projects in more than 30 countries. However, even basic LEED ce

Posted byon10.29.2012inGreen Building

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Benefits of LEED certification to property owners

Benefits of LEED certification to property owners

A recent post on this blog detailed the LEED certification organization, an independent green building standards authority, which, through accreditation, creates career opportunities for those looking to be involved in green building construction. The LEED accreditation and certification program

Posted byon07.13.2012inGreen Building

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