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1. "Whole Building" Approach to Sustainable Design
The first sustainable solar community development in South Africa was one of 15 projects worldwide selected for presentation at the UN Global Warming Conference in ...
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2. Affordable by Design Building an Eco-House on a Tight Budget is No Longer an Impossible Dream
A small but dedicated crop of architects and developers is rethinking the concept of the eco-home to meet the needs of average folk who don't ...
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3. An Interview with Bill McDonough
Bill McDonough is a household name to people in the business of sustainability. Like the rest of us, he's shooting far beyond sustaining - we ...
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4. An Interview with Hans-Peter Becker Managing Director, Wilkhahn UK
The managing director of a German office furniture firm describes how to run a green business. ...
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5. Biodiversity and Your Energy Use
USA
We rarely think about energy use in environmental terms. Yet the way we use energy resources has a profound effect on the quality of the ...
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6. Building on the Preservation of the Earth: Habitat Goes Green
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver incorporates green building practices into houses for low income homeowners. ...
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7. Chattanooga on a Roll From America's Dirtiest City to Its Greenest
By 1969, just before the first Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency had bestowed on Chattanooga a special award for being "the dirtiest city in ...
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8. Ecological Design In Industry: Four companies lead the way
During the last few years, a number of industries have begun to address the issue of sustaining the world's wood resources.The motivating factors are linked ...
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9. Establishing a Sustainable Design Practice in Architecture and Engineering
The article describes some of the pitfalls that must be overcome by sustainable designers. ...
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10. Facts about Wood
USA
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11. First Sustainable Tourism Planning Model
Ecoplan:net has joined with the Canadian Tourism Commission and the Kaska Tribal Council to develop a comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Model based on ...
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12. Green Building Goes Middle-Class
The AustinGreen Builder Program is the oldest and best recognized environmentalrating program for houses, and Legend Communities, Inc. is building theprogram's first and most advanced ...
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13. Green Living Center: Carpeting and Flooring
USA
This resource has information about: carpeting, carpet padding, installation, natural carpets, surface treatment, cleaning, subflooring and finishes and adhesives. ...
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14. Green Living Center: Lighting
USA
Appropriate lighting contributes to our comfort and our ability to work and thrive in the buildings we occupy. Our choice of lightbulbs and natural light ...
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15. Green Living Center: Painting and Finishing Products
USA
A study by Johns Hopkins University several years ago concluded that there were some 300 known carcinogens and 150 mutagens in any given can of ...
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16. Green Living Center: Wallcoverings
USA
Wallcoverings can be created from nearly any material and fiber. Today we find all types of natural and synthetics materials being used to produce practical ...
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17. Green Living Center: Wood and Other Hard Surface Flooring
USA
Wood flooring, ceramic tile and glass, linoleum and cork, vinyl and rubber as well as other floor coverings, finishes and adhesives are all commonly used ...
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18. Green-Based Urban Growth: Next Wave of Environmentalism
After it was introduced 30 years ago, the phrase "think globally, act locally" became an environmental rallying cry for an entire generation. Yet the grand ...
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19. In Earth's Company: Business, Environment
With each passing day, it is becoming increasingly clear that the strategy of environmental exploitation which characterized the 20th century is reaching the end of ...
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20. Low-Impact Commercial Complex in a Small Town
The Sustainable Technology Center (STC) in Friday Harbor, Washington aims to prove that renewable energy and other sustainable systems can be used cost - effectively ...
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