Worldwide consumption and production trends depend on the use of natural resources. The built environment—such as homes, buildings, parks, schools, and transportation systems—affects both individual health and environmental quality. Cultivating flourishing communities and driving economic growth has become more important than ever. Continue Reading
This anaerobic process of organic matter decomposition happens all around us in nature. It’s been there since the inception; however, the human use of biogas dates back to the 18th century, when the first major anaerobic digestion plant to convert sewage into biogas was created. Over the years, plants have evolved with technology. Continue Reading
The renewable energy market has been on the rise for several years in the United States. Solar energy alone accounts for 1.6% of total U.S. electricity generation. It’s one of the top sources of energy in capacity added to the U.S. electric total every year since 2013. The United States installed 10.6 GW of solar power in 2018 alone. Continue Reading
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A community is a group of people who share a common characteristic or space. Many areas have different communities based on age, ethnicity, and different physiognomies.
There are no set parameters and scale for the community as people from diverse backgrounds can form one based on similar goals, interests, or location. Continue Reading
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a management concept that helps companies be socially accountable to different stakeholders, including the public. CSR activities also allow companies to integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations. Continue Reading
The Difference Between Green Design and Sustainable Design—and Why Both Should Be Part of Your Next Project
The built environment is responsible for half of all greenhouse gas emissions. The construction and demolition of buildings produce 40% of all waste. If the global population reaches 9.6 billion by 2050, natural resources of three equivalent planets will be needed to maintain the current lifestyle. Continue Reading