Jade Plaschka

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Galapagos airport hailed as the world's first "green" airport | CNN Travel

Galapagos

Community Green: Building valuable skills for high-impact careers | U.S. Green Building Council

Community Green was launched by USGBC in 2012 to engage community colleges and help prepare students for careers in the sustainability field. The …

Students

Hot off the press: Dynamic LEED for Homes market briefs | U.S. Green Building Council

We have a powerful new resource that further highlights the amazing work taking place in the the LEED for Homes market—the LEED for Homes dynamic …

Rhode Island

Getting person out of a car and onto a bike saves more energy & carbon than going Net Zero

Five years ago I wrote In Defence of LEED: Stop Bashing the Bike Racks! and got attacked for everything from SPELLING FAIL! because people who are …

One week left to self-nominate for LEED committees | U.S. Green Building Council

This year’s LEED committee call for volunteers closes on Friday, Aug. 14, at 5:00 pm PST.<p>If you have strong experience in the design, construction, …

Green Living

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This timber elementary school and kindergarten in Switzerland boasts more than just good looks — the School in...<p>Swiss architecture firm Frundgallina …

WA Design's Solar-Powered Stinson Beach House Achieves Net-Zero Energy

Architecture studio WA Design incorporated sustainable materials into this spectacular residence in Marin County. Situated on a small infill site in …

6 ways to add passive solar features to your home

1/15<p>Lean To House by Warc Studio<p>Looking for a way to reduce that electric bill, lower your carbon footprint, and show off to your neighbors? The good …

Carbon Footprint

Solar-powered Elevate Structure is wrapped in a living, breathing wall of green

Family-run Elevate Structure Inc. is bringing a gorgeous new contender to the rapidly growing collection of eco-friendly homes. Powered by solar and …

Design

Yale students build sustainable house for Solar Decathlon

NEW HAVEN >> The Y House is almost a living thing, designed to adapt to its surroundings like no other structure.<p>It’s Yale University’s first entry …

How Cheap Can Solar Get? Very Cheap Indeed

<i>This is part 1 of a series looking at the economic trends of new energy technologies. Part 2 looks at the dropping price and increasing reliability</i> …

An expanse of sustainable timber just clinched the Chicago Architecture Biennial’s Lakefront Kiosk Competition

Chicago Architecture Biennial officials today announced “Chicago Horizon” by Ultramoderne as the winner of the inaugural design festival’s Lakefront …

Architecture

Wind power hits lowest price on record

The cost of electricity from wind power fell to its lowest point on record last year as the industry continued its growth pattern, according to the …

Renewable Energy