Irma wreaked havoc on the infrastructure of Florida, highlighting the need to replace gasoline and central power plants with more resilient forms of energy.
Businesses across the US are stepping up to help Hurricane Harvey victims get back on their feet. with some companies devising unusual but effective ways to ensure displaced residents get help.
The world’s most sustainable cities are redefining the building sector’s environmental impact. These cities are comprised of innovative buildings that incorporate the newest green technologies and building trends.
Home Depot recently announced that it would install solar panels atop at least 50 of its stores in an effort to increase the amount of renewables the company can generate nationwide.
Trump’s executive order on infrastructure doesn’t address the main problems, it just puts U.S. taxpayers on the hook for flooding and climate change risks.
How did Pittsburgh, known more for its sports teams and steel than innovative and energy efficient buildings, become an area that shines as a playbook for green building standards such as LEED and BREEAM?
Tiny is catching on these days. From do-it-yourself rolling palaces that amount to the size of a conventional living room to modest structures for low-income families, the concept of tiny houses is making more sense than ever for cities faced with housing shortages. But are residents and cities cut out for going teeny?
As Walmart shutters more locations, the evidence suggests that communities left behind could find themselves in a worse economic lurch than when the company’s stores first opened.
Regulatory changes and consumer demand have influenced furniture companies to offer fire-safe products made without flame retardant chemical additives.
Carbon neutrality is about to go primetime in college campuses across the country. Already, a handful of smaller-sized colleges like Colby College, Middlebury College, and Green Mountain College have become carbon-neutral, while many more have goals to reach neutrality in the near future, including large institutions like the University of Caliornia system, which plans to reach carbon neutrality by 2025.
Yet another home solar installer has bit the dust. This one, however, has analysts scratching their heads. Why did American Solar Direct simply fall off the grid long before it quietly filed for bankruptcy? And what’s with all of the failed home solar companies? We talk to one homeowner hit by the failure and a solar expert to get a picture of how players in a booming industry may be missing the cue when it comes to sustainability.
Donald Trump says his border wall idea could be paid for by installing solar panels on it. The truth, however, is that the financial viability of such a project is far more complicated.
Apple’s new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things: daycare facilities and easy access to public transportation.
President Trump has invited the Philippines’s brutal leader, Rodrigo Duterte, to the White House. Both men are close to a Filipino business partner of Trump’s who is also the country’s special envoy to the U.S.