The Next Big Opportunity for Tech Entrepreneurs? 'Smart' Homes
"Smart" homes these days means safe homes, in terms of security and health. The IoT opportunities are out there. Are you game?
Top 5 Global Green Building Trends of 2017
Green building projects are increasing worldwide. Here’s how those goals break down into the top 5 global green building trends this year.
The U.S. is about to lose a trillion dollars in coastal property values
Trump isn’t helping.
Owner of net-zero solar home has to pay tax on electricity he generates
Kris Currie built his new P.E.I. home, complete with 35 solar panels, to be energy self-sufficient. But he still has to pay HST on the electricity he generates.
Trump's plan to kill Energy Star could benefit his properties
President's budget calls for eliminating Energy Star, which may hurt the value of Trump's properties by rating them poorly for energy conservation.
Earth Day 2017 — Can a building breathe? — Apple
Apple Park uses outside air to cool the building naturally, reducing the campus’ cooling load by 35 percent a year. Apple’s VP of Real Estate, Dan Whisenhunt...
Solar-powered Madrona Passive House in Seattle shows that beauty
The ultra-green house in Seattle utilizes efficient building systems and sustainable design principles to achieve the highest energy standards while offering practical, modern living spaces for a…
Unique Approach to Increasing the Sustainability of Old Buildings
Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has recently come up with an interesting and unique solution to turning an old, 1970’s apartment building into a very sustainable complex. His plans call for the transformation of the existing concrete structure into an energy producing building with a green façade. Callebaut would
TH Real Estate pledges to cut energy intensity by 30%
TH Real Estate has pledged to cut the energy intensity of its worldwide property portfolio by almost a third by 2030 in the latest effort to increase its sustainability efforts and reduce the impact of climate change.
Check out this bungalow with the latest energy saving technology at the National Home Show
For the next nine days at the National Home Show you can walk through a real bungalow that's one of the most energy efficient homes in Toronto.
Profit- and Market-Driven Solutions for Sustainable Real Estate
While U.S. policies on energy may shift in the coming years, panelists speaking at an event in New York City in February said there’s no backtracking in sight regarding the integration of sustainability into the best practices of the real estate industry.
Governments should focus on demand side to future proof energy supply: AIA | Architecture And Design
The Australian Institute of Architects has called for governments to focus on the demand side of the energy equation in the built environment to ensure greater energy security.
How The IoT And Smart Cities Can Help Meet Sustainable Development Goals
By 2050, more than six billion people worldwide will live in cities, creating sustainability challenges on a huge scale. Many cities are already overcrow...
An easier route to healthy, sustainable buildings - Modern Building Services
Darren Evans of Darren Evans Assessments welcomes the harmonisation between BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard. Following last year’s refreshing...
Exclusive: Building codes across Canada to be updated to reflect climate change
Canada's building codes will be changing over the next five years to adapt to the effects of climate change, government officials have confirmed to Global News on Monday.