What is Green Building?

What is Green Building?

Green building = environmental responsibility and resource efficiency Green building, also known as green construction or sustainable building, refers to both the structure and the application of processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient...
What is Resilient Design?

What is Resilient Design?

What is Resilient Design? The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) offers a guide for communities to better protect themselves from natural disasters, often caused by climate change, through resilient landscape planning and design. As disastrous events...
Summer Gardening Tips

Summer Gardening Tips

The month of June means summer is here! Gardening tips are shared by the knowledgeable experts at our favorite social media site for home owners, designers and suppliers: HOUZZ.com ! Some of the helpful summer gardening tips include: – Stop by your nursery to...
Solar Road Design and Technology

Solar Road Design and Technology

In the Netherlands, a pilot project is investigating utilizing solar cells on roads for producing solar energy. Roads provide an extremely large surface to work with and may become a valuable way to capture energy.  SolaRoad is the brainchild of the Dutch company TNO,...