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Beyond Capturing Carbon: CO2 as a resource

Beyond Capturing Carbon: CO2 as a resource

Michael Braungart and Douglas Mulhall, authors of Cradle to Cradle: Criteria for the Built Environment, paint a very pessimistic future for carbon management. Cancun and Durban have both produced...

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From Private to Public in Nairobi’s Green Roof Usage

From Private to Public in Nairobi’s Green Roof Usage

Sustainable construction usually begins with public or non-profit initiatives (as Terristorias covered with its report about Ecobatiment) and is then geared towards private investments and...

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Upgrading the Empire State Building: a success story for energy efficiency

Upgrading the Empire State Building: a success story for energy efficiency

In 2009, the Empire State Building underwent a two-year retrofit of its 6,500 windows and upgraded its automated energy system. The glazed windows will reduce heating costs and the monitoring...

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Combining Sustainability and Esthetics: no compromises in the Sheikh Zayed Learning Center

Combining Sustainability and Esthetics: no compromises in the Sheikh Zayed Learning Center

The Al Ain Wildlife Park and Resort is a theme park (including a desert zoo dedicated to preserving Arabian wildlife. The establishment offers standard animal exhibits and tours, but wanted a...

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Project Sheet “Ecobâtiment” (Green building)

Project Sheet “Ecobâtiment” (Green building)

English version soon available. We offer you to check the French version from now.

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One Year Later: Japan’s Energy Overhaul

In a response to concerns over the safety of nuclear energy, Japan is heavily investing in safe, renewable energy. The official subsidy program begins in July 2012 but several programs are already...

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Green building: Ecobatiment sets the example, from straw insulation to green roofs

Green building: Ecobatiment sets the example, from straw insulation to green roofs

Report available in French only (english version coming soon, thanks for your patience!).

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