Strategic Sustainability

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Among the growing green markets across the U.S. and Canada, recycling operations, electric vehicles, and supporting technology are making inroads.

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Facilities Sustainment – Public Sector

Job Order Contracting

Most public sector agencies do not have an efficient facilities sustainment capability. Δ The post Facilities Sustainment – Public Sector appeared first on 4BT. Facilities Sustainment

How Technology Is Helping Move Construction Toward Sustainability

Viewpoint Construction Technology

From connected, cloud-based software to in-field applications, technology is helping more and more contractors practices sustainable projects. Construction Best Practices

What is Sustainable Sludge Management?

The Constructor

Sustainable sludge treatment processes focus on the elimination of risks to the environment and human health occurring from sludge, along with the.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Sustainable Manufacturers Invest $24.5M In South Carolina Growth

Business Facilities

Greif will invest $13 million over the next five years to expand in Greenville County; Aerofoam USA is establishing a $11.5 million operation in Abbeville County. .

Sustainable Construction: What You Need to Know About UK Building Regulations’ Part L

Viewpoint Construction Technology

How Technology is Helping UK Contractors Meet Environmental Denands and Regulatory Compliance. Construction Best Practices

Are 3D-printed buildings the future of sustainable construction?

Lets Build

3D-printed buildings have been popping up more frequently over the last few years, but are they a gimmick, or could they be the future of sustainable construction ? The benefits of 3D-printed buildings in sustainable construction.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Sustainable Projects Exhibit in 2017 AIA Contract Documents

Green Building Law Update

And while each of the core sets of documents are updated every 10 years, what is most significant about this update is the new AIA Document E204™ – 2017, Sustainable Projects Exhibit. The use of an exhibit for sustainable projects is new. AIA has previously published Sustainable Project versions of its core documents integrating specific green building text within each contract. If you are regular reader of this blog you are aware there has been a hiatus in postings.

Five Projects Honored for Safety, Sustainability Achievements

ENR Construction

Each year, ENR's regional Best Projects competition includes two special awards, honoring those projects throughout the region that made significant achievements in the areas of safety and sustainability

The Sustainable Healthier Home

Pro Builder

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

4 Ways to Improve Sustainable Construction

Construction Business Owner

4 Ways to Improve Sustainable Construction. How project management software can tackle sustainability challenges & increase productivity & profitability in the process. sustainable construction.

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

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.

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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FITWEL may be the Future of Building Sustainability

Green Building Law Update

The well being of building occupants is increasingly being described as the number one driver of sustainability. The aims for a sustainable buildings have shifted in the U.S. This dramatic shift is even found in the federal government’s recently updated Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings, which now include considerations around protecting occupant health, wellness, and productivity. Green Building LEED Sustainability Center for Active Design Fitwel WELL

Are Adobe Houses Sustainable?

Natural Building

This is sustainable because the materials have low embodied energy, are locally abundant, and can create energy-efficient buildings. Adobe has regained popularity in recent years as a conservation method for and sustainable alternative to traditional homes.

Sustainability in a material world


Each year, the mainstream definition of “sustainable design” continues to broaden its reach.

Bechtel, Nautilus partner on sustainable, high-performance data centers


Bechtel and Nautilus Data Technologies say they have reached a partnership to build high-performance, sustainable data centers

Creating and Sustaining Innovation

Collaborative Construction

Once a construction related enterprise discards the Backwards Bike and embraces a Smart Built Culture innovation must become second nature and a great way to create and sustain a culture of innovation is to launch an in-house Innovation Center. Innovation in business revolves around creation of value. Exercises that fail to add value to an enterprise rarely qualify as innovation. In construction much of what passes for "innovation" involves nibbling at the edges of existing problems.

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.

New and Old Sustainable Building Materials

Natural Building

HempCrete uses hemp, a natural and sustainable resource and carbon sink, to construct a concrete-like material. Ferrock is a relatively new addition to the sustainable toolkit of the construction industry.

1,500th Envision Sustainability Professional Credentialed

Green Building Law Update

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure announced that earlier this week it reached the milestone of 1,500 Envision Sustainability Professionals who have been credentialed in the use of the Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system. Envision is a voluntary third party sustainable development rating system for all types and sizes of infrastructure projects, as opposed to buildings (. Envision LEED Sustainability

Top Sustainable Features Buyers Want

Pro Builder

Top Sustainable Features Buyers Want. When provided with the option, the majority of buyers say they would choose sustainable options, such as passive solar design and durable materials. Sustainability. Sustainability cbroderick. Fri, 02/12/2021 - 09:06.

The Guide to LEED Sustainability Principles for Beginners

Construction Business Owner

The Guide to LEED Sustainability Principles for Beginners. At an intimidating 274 pages, the guidelines are too technical for those new to sustainable construction. Easily grasp the fundamentals of LEED green building design & construction guidelines. Greg Ragsdale.

Can Built-For-Rent Sustain a Frenzied Housing Market?

Pro Builder

Can Built-For-Rent Sustain a Frenzied Housing Market? ldeakins. Wed, 07/13/2022 - 10:39. Buyers unable to afford for-sale homes are finding affordability and a range of housing options in the built-for-rent sector.

6 Sustainable Innovations Shaping Construction

The Constructor

Sustainable innovation is the process in which sustainability considerations including environmental and economy are taken into account from idea. Building Materials Building Technology Guide

Free Materials Encyclopedia for Sustainable Building

Natural Building

This is a comparative guide to sustainable construction for homeowners and contractors. It is also a masterpiece of research and experience folded into an encyclopedic reference book for anyone interested in sustainable approaches to our built environment.

Materials Used in Sustainable Concrete?

The Constructor

I want to learn which materials are generally used in sustainable concrete and why. The post Materials Used in Sustainable Concrete? appeared first