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Reinventing the Toilet

Reinventing the Toilet

Since 2011, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has sponsored the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, providing grants and investment to researchers around the world. Last week, the Foundation along with global innovators, development banks, corporate partners, sanitation utilities and governments hosted ...

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Making Water From Air

Making Water From Air

Architects are often trained as generalists who think about problems globally. Leave it up to an architect and his team to come up with a smart solution to address a critical global water crisis – the severe lack of accessible and ...

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Webinar: Zero Carbon/Energy Codes

Webinar: Zero Carbon/Energy Codes

The What: Following closely on the footsteps of last month’s Carbon Smart Building Day Conference, the New Buildings Institute will be hosting a webinar to discuss key policy tools to meet climate goals in its Webinar: Zero Carbon/Energy Codes. As governments ...

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How Do We Get Beyond Net Zero Carbon?

How Do We Get Beyond Net Zero Carbon?

The time is now. As an industry, we have been making headway in greening the built environment for the last twenty years but that is not enough, and not quick enough. We need to achieve zero carbon emissions as soon ...

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NAPHN18 Flash Sale

NAPHN18 Flash Sale

The North American Passive House Network Conference and Expo will take place on October 17th -21st, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Passive (House) first – It’s about resilience – not just rating systems. Join the community as it convenes in a ...

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Carbon Smart Building Day

Carbon Smart Building Day

The What: Carbon Smart Building Day is a conference for building professionals supporting the Global Climate Action Summit. Its purpose is to inspire you to lead the built environment toward Zero Net Carbon, and equip you with the latest tools, ...

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Italian Medical University Leads with Sustainability

Italian Medical University Leads with Sustainability

Italy-based Humanitas University has a mission to train globally minded healthcare professionals through state-of-the-art interactive teaching methods and close integration with its clinical and research community. Its recently completed green campus designed by Italian architect Filippo Taidelli of FTA Studio ...

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Webinar: Getting to Zero Energy

Webinar: Getting to Zero Energy

In case you missed New Building Institute’s webinar on Nothing Beats Zero – Updates on the Trends and Projects That Are Getting to Zero Energy, you can now view it online here. Zero energy (ZE) buildings are a tiny part ...

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