Two major academic institutions in British Columbia, Canada, have been recognized for their sustainable design and construction.
The modern business climate has made the adoption of green buildings all the more important to companies, as tenants want to operate in clean and cost-efficient space and many organizations want to appease the public concern by maintaining environmental practices.
Though one Utah ranch has all of the modern fixtures that money can buy, part of the appeal of the residences that are contained within this property is the expansive views that they provide to owners and their guests.
The YMCA of Greater Nashua in New Hampshire recently underwent a significant renovation project to increase the energy efficiency of the structure, and the installation was so effective that it led National Grid Gas to award the organization with a $117,000 energy rebate.
The adoption of energy efficient technology and sustainable buildings is often one that the government struggles with, as convincing the public to spend a little more on upfront costs is often a challenge.