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Financing Sustainable Projects

Bank of America’s Ela Eskinazi on financing sustainability projects Ela Eskinazi is the head of business development in the United States for ESG & Environmental Finance at Bank of America. For…

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Alternative Building and Construction at UNM-Taos

UNM-Taos offers Course Credit for new Alternative Building & Construction Class. Including earthship technology, on-site and in-class. June 3 – July 26, 2019. Summer 2019: June 3 – July 26…

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Earthship permission granted in Luxembourg

Authorities have greenlighted construction of Luxembourg’s first ever Earthship or “ÄerdschĂ«ff”, planned for Redange/Attert. The project is being led by community and sustainability group Cell and…

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Passive house challenge – The Ice Box Challenge

The Passive House Standard for low-energy buildings is being put through its paces in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market. The Ice Box Challenge involves putting two identical 720-kilogram blocks of…

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Affordable and Efficient Housing

What is Affordable Housing? Conventional Guidelines advise 1/3 of income budgeted for housing. This can be looked at as an affordable amount to spend on housing. Affordable means something different…

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How to Be Sustainable in Eight Steps

Hang on to your smartphone The little computer you carry with you requires a lot of energy to assemble. The production of an iPhone 6, for example, released the equivalent of 178 pounds of carbon…

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Why America’s New Apartment Buildings All Look the Same

Cheap stick framing has led to a proliferation of blocky, forgettable mid-rises—and more than a few construction fires. These buildings are in almost every U.S. city. They range from three to seven…

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Toilet Paper is bad, Here is what to use instead.

Having access to soft, fluffy toilet paper is one of those modern conveniences that makes life in the 21st century that much easier. But did you know that using this luxury could be doing more damage…

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Advanced Solar PV Certification Earthship Ohio

Anticipating the desire for people to advance their knowledge and skills in renewable energy technology and begin advanced-level careers in the solar PV industry, ETA® International hosted an…

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The Most Profitable Micro Hydro-power Plant

Using a low-pressure design, we have developed a new kind of turbine that will not harm the local ecosystem. Rivers are a force of nature. We feel the need to use them for energy, but only in such a…

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