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3 steps for improving building resiliency post-coronavirus

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There is an unprecedented opportunity to ditch the business-as-usual approach to commercial construction and redefine sustainable buildings.

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3 steps for improving building resiliency post-coronavirus

3 steps for improving building resiliency post-coronavirus

There is an unprecedented opportunity to ditch the business-as-usual approach to commercial construction and redefine sustainable buildings.

7 crucial tools to accelerate energy efficiency

7 crucial tools to accelerate energy efficiency

Meeting global climate challenges will require every tool we have. Energy efficiency is many packed into one.

Energy Efficiency: The Swiss Army Knife of Clean Energy

Energy Efficiency: The Swiss Army Knife of Clean Energy

Meeting global climate challenges will require every tool we have. Energy efficiency is many packed into one.

Energy efficiency can save the world — if we can figure out how to pay for it

Energy efficiency can save the world — if we can figure out how to pay for it

A new International Energy Agency report finds increases in efficiency by 2040 could allow the world to double the value of the energy it uses today, but the rate of improvement is slowing.

COP24: Huge untapped potential in greener construction

COP24: Huge untapped potential in greener construction

Noting some progress in greening the global construction industry, the United Nations environment agency (UNEP) co-released a report on Friday at the COP24 climate conference in Katowice, ...

A Model for the Net Zero Built Environment

A Model for the Net Zero Built Environment

NYSERDA has some of the most advanced policies and programs in the country to support a net zero built environment for new and existing construction. Other states would do well to follow ...

Sizing the Prize of AI for the Earth

Sizing the Prize of AI for the Earth

The AI prize for the Earth extends the potential opportunities and benefits beyond productivity, growth and skills to emissions reduction, health, safety, and management of environmental ...

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Seattle, WA: Advocating for what’s right, inventing the future

Seattle, WA: Advocating for what’s right, inventing the future

In Seattle, we are many things. We are innovators, environmentalists, business leaders, technology champions, and fierce advocates for what’s right...

Building sector takes concrete steps to address 'hidden emissions'

Building sector takes concrete steps to address 'hidden emissions'

Over the last 20 years, the building sector has focused on tackling the 28% of global emissions created by the operational phase of a building, the greenhouse gases pumped out by offices ...

New report: the building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050

New report: the building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Green Building Councils are independent, non-profit organisations made up of businesses and organisations working in the building and construction industry.

The companies taking energy use from the boiler room to the boardroom

The companies taking energy use from the boiler room to the boardroom

Efficiency is often the ugly duckling of the clean energy sector, but it is also one of the areas with the biggest potential to cut emissions and tackle climate change. One of the problems ...

#EC2019 Part 3: Is Building Energy Efficiency Overrated?

#EC2019 Part 3: Is Building Energy Efficiency Overrated?

Efficient buildings are good, but it's now more important to decarbonize electricity, electrify everything and use low-carbon building materials.

Dafina Gercheva: How to help limit climate change

Dafina Gercheva: How to help limit climate change

New inequalities are being triggered by technology and climate change, and they are increasingly determining people’s opportunities in the 21st century. These two seismic shifts, if left ...

5 key ways to reduce GHG emissions in building construction

5 key ways to reduce GHG emissions in building construction

A report from C40 Cities, Arup and the University of Leeds recommends efficient material design and the use of low-carbon concrete to cut GHG emissions.