Germán Vaisman

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Saskatoon homeowner gets active on energy savings with passive house

When it's completed, it will be one of the most energy efficient homes in Saskatchewan, and yet it will be passive.<p>Holly Ann Knott is building her …

Scottish architect's Design-Build company MAKAR is doing wonders with wood

MAKAR is "an architect-led design and build service delivering contemporary ecological homes;" it's principal, Neil Sutherland, was in Washington to …

Green Building Demand Doubles Every Three Years

<b>Published on</b> November 25th, 2015 | <i>by Important Media Cross-Post</i><p>6<p>November 25th, 2015 by <b>Important Media Cross-Post</b><p>Originally published on <i>Green Building</i> …

Brad Pitt's Make it Right delivers first 3 LEED Platinum homes to Fort Peck Indian reservation

The first three homes designed by Brad Pitt's nonprofit Make It Right and five architecture studios and builders were just delivered to the Fort Peck …

Australia To Be One Of The First Tesla Powerwall Markets

<b>Published on</b> September 18th, 2015 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>29<p>September 18th, 2015 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p>Originally published on <i>RenewEconomy</i>.<br>By Sophie Vorrath<p>…

Energy | Off The Grid

Articles in Energy<p>An Indian entrepreneur has created a refrigerator made entirely from clay that keeps food cool without using any electricity. …

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Too big to save: why commercial buildings resist energy efficiency

While many see beauty in a city skyline lit up at night, energy efficiency researchers see wasted resources and missed opportunities. Leaving lights on in empty buildings is just the tip of the iceberg. A recent behavioral study (pdf) by the University of California Davis and the California Air …

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Forte` - Creating the World's Tallest CLT Apartment Building

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How Nest Is Already Using All That Data From Its Army of Smoke Alarms

The big news from Nest today is that Protect is back on the shelves. But lost in the shuffle is a more interesting tidbit from the company: Its first …

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Google Said to Plan Energy Push With Tools for Utilities

Google Inc. plans a deeper push into the $363.7 billion U.S. power-sales market by working on tools that help utilities deliver electricity to homes …

INTERVIEW: Building Science Pioneer Dr. Joe Lstiburek on the Good, Bad and Ugly Side of Buildings

The term ‘building science’ is used quite often now in sustainable building circles, but much of what we understand of it can be traced back to the …

Living Green "Lost in Paris" House is Completely Enveloped by Plants

Can’t decide on a green roof or a vertical garden? No problem, just do both! R&Sie Architects designed the aptly-named ‘Lost in Paris‘ house for an …