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Civiconcepts

Sustainable Homes promotes a far better quality of life and involves less waste, higher responsibility, lower life-cycle environmental impacts, less maintenance, and a lot of utilization of eco-friendly resources.

Commercial Sustainability

Constructech

Builders are finding that a focus on sustainability improves their chances for repeated business as owners find cost savings in energy usage a major benefit of “going green.”. Use hashtags #construction #IoT #sustainability #AI #5G #cloud #edge #futureofwork #infrastructure.

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Resource Management for Sustainability

Constructech

Through this partnership, Rheaply’s resource management technology will establish a sustainable means of procuring building products, many of which might otherwise have been sent to landfills. Use hashtags #construction #IoT #sustainability #AI #5G #cloud #edge #futureofwork #infrastructure.

SIPs Support Sustainability

Constructech

Sustainable buildings use less energy, reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and play an important role in combating global climate change. Structural insulated panels—SIPs—are used more often as construction is seeking to use as many sustainable materials as possible.

CBO's 2022 Sustainability VIPs

Construction Business Owner

CBO's 2022 Sustainability VIPs. Special section recognizes the industry’s foremost leaders of sustainable practices & programs. Sustainable cities and communities. Send us your nomination(s) to share the story of your coworker or colleague’s sustainability expertise.

How Sustainable is YOUR Company?

Constructech

A company register for sustainability is being established by a Berlin-based start-up, ecosearch , that will enable companies to communicate their sustainability efforts to consumers. The company aims to turn sustainability into an attractive competitive advantage.

Making Sustainability Sustainable

Constructech

These initiatives represent a continuation of the company’s sustainability efforts since 2004, which have already driven a more than 90% reduction in the greenhouse gas intensity of its operations and facilities. Companies are creators and users.

Digital Twin Builds Our Sustainable Infrastructure

Constructech

The bottomline is we have now less than 10 years to transform our world and achieve the sustainable development goals we set to accomplish by 2030. This will support nationwide sustainable infrastructure projects and the methodology will save more than $20 million and a year and four months.

Sustainable Starts with Products

Constructech

If we want to be more sustainable, minimize waste, and use up fewer natural resources, we must first start with the materials we are using. Consider the recent example from GCP Applied Technologies and Athena Sustainable Materials Institute , which is a nonprofit research collaborative.

Corporate Sustainability in North America

Constructech

Making progress, North America is rapidly gaining ground on Europe to become a region to watch in terms of corporate sustainability leadership. The Index is based on the sustainability performance of more than 46,000 companies assessed by EcoVadis between 2016-2020.

Sustainability Online

Constructech

An online Jobsite Sustainability portal from Green Badger , a cloud-based LEED certification solution provider for the construction industry might be the answer. The Jobsite Sustainability portal streamlines and automates that process for builders and general contractors.

Sustainable Building by the Numbers

Pro Builder

Sustainable Building by the Numbers. This signals a growing need for homebuilders, like us, to raise visibility around these front-end investments and to message the benefits of sustainable materials and building best practices directly to consumers. Sustainability.

Sustainability and Your Home

Constructech

These include a greater focus on clean energy across the globe, interest from the homeowners themselves for more sustainable solutions, a greater drive to use more technologies in the home, and heightened regulations. The post Sustainability and Your Home appeared first on Constructech.

Building Up Sustainable Infrastructure

Constructech

At the same time, we need to do it in a way that is sustainable. Will this be enough to support our growing population in a way that is sustainable for both future and current generations? The post Building Up Sustainable Infrastructure appeared first on Constructech.

What’s Next: Sustainability

Constructech

First up, sustainability. Peggy Smedley penned a very interesting blog last week about the IoT in sustainability and the circular economy. She says a circular economy “pursues responsible consumption and production to ultimately create a more sustainable earth.”

Nominate Your Company's Sustainability VIP

Construction Business Owner

Nominate Your Company's Sustainability VIP. Special section recognizing the industry’s foremost leaders of sustainable practices & programs. Sustainable cities and communities. sustainability. sustainability VIP. sustainable.

Internal Sustainability

Constructech

We speak of sustainability in our buildings and infrastructure but rarely in terms of our businesses and policies. CHA believes that sustainability is fundamental to the way it should approach everything they do. The post Internal Sustainability appeared first on Constructech.

Sustainability VIPs 2021

Construction Business Owner

Sustainability VIPs 2021. As the demand for more sustainable building continues to increase, and the practice of green building becomes increasingly more profitable, construction today is positioned to lead the world by example. Alex Headley. Wed, 09/01/2021 - 07:30.

Sustainable Suburbs

SAB Magazine

Site & Landscaping Dermot Sweeny Re-designing for the conservation of resources Re-development of suburban land Re-imagining infrastructure Re-thinking conventions SabMagazine sustainable architecture and building sustainable solutions Sustainable Suburbs The Spectrum Square project transformative urban centres

Sustainability Requires a Network

Constructech

It takes a network to maintain sustainability. From the mining or harvesting of the raw materials, to the production of components and their assembly into the final structure, sustainability must be considered. The post Sustainability Requires a Network appeared first on Constructech.

The Sustainable Healthier Home

Pro Builder

The Sustainable Healthier Home. ibush. Mon, 09/20/2021 - 13:59. Image

Diversity in Sustainability

Constructech

Engineering, construction and consulting company Black & Veatch recently issued a report that details the company’s efforts across seven environmental, social and governance commitment areas aligned with the United Nations SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).

Sustainable Agriculture Standard Announced

Green Building Law Update

Almost on cue (despite being in the works for more than 4 years), Leonardo Academy has announced that its LEO 4000 National Sustainable Agriculture Standard is now available for use. Leonardo Academy is well respected, including for its work on the LEED Existing Building standard, for its non-profit model of “leveraging the competitive market to advance sustainability.”. LEO 4000 responds by defining “what constitutes sustainable agriculture.”.

City Of Santa Fe Earns Sustainability Certification

Business Facilities

Read: City Of Santa Fe Earns Sustainability Certification at BusinessFacilities.com. The New Mexico city is only the second in the world to achieve LEED Gold status under the USGBC's more stringent LEED v4.1 rating system.

Telosa: A Sustainable City in the American Desert

The Constructor

Billionaire Marc Lore has unveiled the plan to build a sustainable city, called Telosa, in the US. The former Walmart executive plans to build a.

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The Pillars of Sustainable Facilities Management

Job Order Contracting

Do you agree that the following are pillars of sustainable facilities management? The post The Pillars of Sustainable Facilities Management appeared first on 4BT. Planning, procurement, and project delivery are integrated.

Coating for sustainability

Construction Specifier

So, the core goal of most industrial coatings is sustainability. All of these sustainability requirements have restricted the use of solvent-borne products, forcing the industry to come up with inventive, low-emitting coating systems. All images courtesy Tnemec Company, Inc.

Focus on Sustainability

Constructech

Governments and agencies around the world have formulated approaches to sustainability and environmental mitigation to address climate change and other potential economic and health issues. Incorporating sustainability principles into all project execution manuals.

Building a Sustainable, Scalable & Sellable Construction Company

Construction Business Owner

Building a Sustainable, Scalable & Sellable Construction Company. Building a sustainable, scalable and sellable business is something all business owners should strive for. Alex Headley. Tue, 09/28/2021 - 13:34.

The Hottest Environmental Trend is Sustainable Business Practices

Green Building Law Update

In a dramatic shift the fastest growing environmental issue in 2018 is sustainable business practices. What are fast growing and emergent are sustainable business practices. Barron’s earlier this month published an article about environmental, social and governance issues, “The New Allure of Sustainable Investing.” There is a definite gender difference and woman are much more interested in sustainability than men.

Nanotechnology for Sustainable Construction [PDF]

The Constructor

Construction Engineering & Management Nanotechnology for Sustainable Construction sustainable construction Use of Nanomaterials with Construction Materials Use of Nanotechnology for energy savings Use of Nanotechnology for fire protection

Designing Highly-Sustainable Buildings

Natural Building

Earlier this month I participated in a webinar titled Designing Highly-Sustainable Buildings featuring the Sketchup software team, along with Sefaira, a plugin that calculates various aspects of energy use pertaining to the design.

Sustainable Building and Design in Australia

Natural Building

This contemporary Australian home by Sustainable Building and Design, completed in 2020, showcases what is possible when sustainability is the goal. The post Sustainable Building and Design in Australia appeared first on Natural Building Blog.

Kentucky: Investing In Sustainable Growth

Business Facilities

Read: Kentucky: Investing In Sustainable Growth at BusinessFacilities.com. The Bluegrass State is preparing for statewide growth with site upgrades and new partnerships.

Sustainability and Infrastructure

Constructech

What can be done to make infrastructure more sustainable? For the last decade, AIT Bridges and ISI have both advocated for more sustainable practices in the infrastructure industry and this collaboration should help drive sustainability and resiliency.

Sustainability in Multifamily Housing

Collaborative Construction

What can the built industry do to encourage sustainability in multifamily housing complexes in the Cincinnati area? Join us next Friday, February 17, 2017 as Collaborative Construction and Benjamin Yocum & Heather joined forces with BrainBox and others to discuss Managing Sustainability in Multifamily Units in Cincinnati.

Jury Awards Millions in Sustainable Hog Case

Green Building Law Update

And while there is no doubt that the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will review these verdicts, including how statutory damages caps reduce the amounts actually collectible, these cases present a harsh reality of farms being pushed to respond to demand for sustainable agricultural products while battling nuisance claims brought by carpetbagger trial lawyers on behalf of city slickers who have moved to rural farm communities.

Sustainability from the Inside Out

Constructech

However, its operation is a key cause of climate change and the environmental impact is driving industry and governments to seek sustainable cooling and heating solutions, such as heat pumps and heat pump water heaters, along with variable speed compressors.

A Vision for a Sustainable Future

Constructech

At the onset of this year, we recognized that 2020 would be the decade of enterprise sustainability —and it seems even amid a pandemic that trend continues to hold strong. Meanwhile, construction companies , such as Bechtel , have impressive sustainability policies and targets.

Three Factors Encouraging the Transformation of Sustainable Construction

Constructech

In tandem, energy use and costs rose dramatically, causing builders to rethink methods and materials for making homes adaptable and sustainable for the long-term. Momentum of Sustainability Regulations. A More Sustainable Future.