Southern NV Water Authority wants to ban ornamental grass

Does a city that went a record 240 days without rainfall in 2020 really need to…

World’s whitest paint could be an A/C alternative

Engineers at Purdue University have developed a paint so white that it actually cools surfaces. They…

Architects give 1890s home a Passive House retrofit

The idea of retrofitting is certainly nothing new, especially for historic buildings. But the Yannell PHIUS+…

Noa* tucks a 3-star hotel beneath a refurbished barn in Italy

When Network of Architecture (noa*) was asked to expand the traditional South Tyrolean restaurant Schönblick with…

How to get involved in virtual and local Earth Day events

The truth is we can all take steps every day to protect, honor and serve the…

Living near Superfund sites could shorten life expectancy by 1 year

Millions of Americans are exposed to toxic waste by living close to Superfund sites. There are…

The Netherlands to ban carbon-emitting delivery vehicles

The Netherlands has launched a plan that will ban all carbon-emitting delivery vehicles in urban areas.…

New Zealand requires financial firms to prepare climate impact reports

New Zealand has introduced a new law that will require all financial institutions to report the…

Green-roofed CABI HQ champions biodiversity and energy efficiency

After 33 years of working in an old drafty building in Oxfordshire, international nonprofit CABI has…

Campus building reduces stress from California’s car culture

Brooklyn-based design firm Efficiency Lab for Architecture has recently transformed an existing, three-story commercial office building…