Sustainability tips for your kitchen renovation

Sustainability tips for your kitchen renovation

Making green choices can have a positive impact on the environment as you transform your home Longtime environmental educator Evonne Marzouk has spent much of her career helping to raise environmental awareness. So when she and her husband Jerry decided...
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6 teens designed this wacky green building of the future

6 teens designed this wacky green building of the future

This design, which took first place in a building concept competition, might be fantastical–but we could all learn a thing or two from the people who are going to have to live through the worst of climate change. The dual...
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‘Building’ an energy efficient India

‘Building’ an energy efficient India

On 12 July 2018, the Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, while speaking at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development,  said that India will have to build 700-900 million square metres of urban space...
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11 Reasons You Should Invest in Green Property in 2018-2019

11 Reasons You Should Invest in Green Property in 2018-2019

Eco-friendly or green property is no longer a niche market. The rate of investment in this market is at all-time high. More and more individuals are turning their attention to the energy efficient property. Green buildings in the US have...
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Does ‘green building’ pay back?

Does ‘green building’ pay back?

There was a time when solar panels only went on spaceships. Then the homes of the rich and guilty. These days a lot of “green” or “eco” building options are well within budget — but nearly all represent a higher...
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Australian cities are lagging behind in greening up their buildings

Australian cities are lagging behind in greening up their buildings

Research shows if Australia encourages greenery on buildings, it will reduce temperatures in the city, as well as potential for flash flooding Covering roofs and walls of buildings with vegetation is a good way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. And...
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The 7 Green Building Techniques We Used to Design Our Dream Home

The 7 Green Building Techniques We Used to Design Our Dream Home

When my husband and I decided to build a house in Sweden, we were under no impression that it’d be smooth sailing. Our greenish standards (some musts, some dreams) would require extra work. Especially with two little kids along for...
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Net Zero: Building sector must pick up the gauntlet

Net Zero: Building sector must pick up the gauntlet

John Alker of the UK Green Building Council argues the industry has a crucial role to play in constructing a net zero emission economy Sometimes a bit of distance can provide renewed focus. I was lucky enough to spend a...
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Green Buildings Provides Thermal Comforts, Visual Comforts & More: Sanjay Seth / GRIHA

Green Buildings Provides Thermal Comforts, Visual Comforts & More: Sanjay Seth / GRIHA

Creating awareness of green buildings, the CEO of Green Council, Sanjay Seth on Thursday at curtain raiser event on the occasion of ‘8th Regional GRIHA summit’ he said, green buildings will provide the best thermal comforts, visual comforts, etc. They ar...
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