Tag Archives: sustainable construction

‘Green’ Buildings Don’t Always Have To Be New

It seems every day there’s a new towering building popping up boasting ‘Green’ technology.  To most this is an a great trend considering commercial buildings account for over 60% of the nation’s electricity consumption, according to government estimates, and generate 30 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. But these energy-efficient buildings only represent a small number […]

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Philadelphia to Host 2012- Green Building Advocate Conference

In November 2012, about 30,000 green-building advocates will meet in Pennsylvania at a conference hosted by the Delaware Valley Green Building Council.  Sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council, the event is to discuss progress along the energy efficient and green building plans around the world. Citing a need for state and local building codes […]

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