Is 3D Printing The Next Big Thing in Sustainable Housing?
3D printing presents itself as a fitting solution to the chronic housing shortage faced by countries globally. But, can it work? We explore the advantages and downsides to 3D printed houses, including real-life world examples.
5 Principles of Sustainable Architecture
Sustainable architecture is not a new concept. In fact, many of the principles of sustainable design have been around for centuries. However, with the current state of the environment, it is more critical than ever that we incorporate these principles into our buildings.
Cooling Your Home… Passively
Hats, fans, sprinklers, and pools. We all look for ways to keep cool in the summer, so why not do the same for your home? Typically we crank the...
Energy Efficient Buildings Explained
What are energy-efficient buildings? How do they work? This article will explore these questions and look at the benefits of using less energy at home and the workplace.
New-Age Building Materials that Negate Age-old Energy Waste
No matter how careful we are with turning off electrical devices in an attempt to save energy, we tend to waste some of it every single day. There is...
Accoya Wood: A Great Sustainable Building Material
Accoya wood is a new sustainable building material that remains biodegradable, but also lasts longer, maintains dimensional stability better, and strengthens softwood to rival hardwood.
Cross-Laminated Timber’s Demand to Grow By 15%
Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 – 2025 forecasts remarkable growth for the timber which is used from residential units to government buildings.
3D Printed Houses to Spring Up in Eindhoven
A Dutch construction company is daring to think the unthinkable - building the first liveable 3D homes. Van Wijnen is 3D printing the first homes in the world that are able to pass a home inspection.
Bjarke Ingels: Creating a New Definition of Sustainable Architecture
Bjarke Ingels and his Copenhagen-based firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) are redefining sustainable architecture by removing the sense of fear and obligation that comes with the term sustainability. When you...
Tesla Tiny House Shows off Powerwall Capabilities
Tiny houses are the rage these days, and now electric car manufacturer and energy solutions provider Tesla is getting in on the action. Tesla’s goal with the tiny house is...
Understanding the Different Types of Solar Panels
Making the switch to solar power is exciting, but you’ll have to do some research first. There are different variations of solar panels that offer various pros and cons. Check out this guide to understanding the different types of solar panels to make the best decision for your home or business.
Are Bladeless Wind Turbines the Future of Wind Energy?
Bladeless wind turbines are a relatively new technology that improve on convectional turbines and hold a lot of promise for the future of renewable energy.
8 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Ziploc Bags
There are plenty of natural and Eco-friendly alternatives to Ziploc bags. From Lunchskin sandwich bags to Vegan food wraps, here are eight options you can try out.
How the Business of Water Can Promote Sustainability
Dive into the world of the water business and discover its potential to foster sustainability. Learn how innovative approaches and conscious practices can safeguard our valuable water resources and contribute to a greener future.
How to Make Your Own Neem Oil Pesticide
Neem oil pesticide is 100% natural and non-toxic to humans and pets, is inexpensive, and offers a long-term solution to pest problems.
4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals
There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.