Super-green, insulated by earth and study enough to withstand tornadoes, a Northern Michigan earth shelter home features a unique element: an underground barn.
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Ball State University saves $2 million per year and cuts CO2 footprint in half with the nation’s largest geothermal heating and cooling system.
When a 95-year-old Winnipeg church that houses the West End Cultural Centre was declared structurally unsound, the organization went to work on green rebuilding.
The results of a study that estimates the energy usage of every tax lot across the five boroughs of New York City are now available via an interactive tool.
Ground is broken in Dearborn, Michigan on a new intermodal mass transit station that will serve in part as a way point for future planned regional high speed rail.
Winners of Kaiser Permanente’s international Small Hospital, Big Idea competition have envisioned what a small, near-net-zero-energy hospital of tomorrow might look like.
The Forest Stewardship Council, a leading voice on sustainable wood products, says new LEED standards will decrease demand from sustainably managed forests.
Starbucks continues to bring more and more green practices into the fold, according to its latest sustainability report, as it tries to make its massive operations as eco friendly as possible.
In Milwaukee, a seemingly unremarkable redevelopment project is 45 percent more efficient than the average, and was built with 50 percent recycled materials.
B Lab has released its 2012 Best of the World lists, featuring certified B Corps that are making a difference socially and environmentally in their communities.
The Meador-Kansas-Ellis Trail project in Bellingham, Wash., grabs the first-ever Greenroads certification, in part for its innovative use of recycled toilets.
Starbucks’s concept store in the former bank vault of an historic building in Amsterdam is a radical design departure and a sign, perhaps, of things to come.
According to a new U.S. report, LED and CFL bulbs use about the same amount of energy over the course of their life cycles—but there’s more to it than that.
The University of Vermont’s newly remodeled James M. Jeffords Hall, a research lab for the plant sciences, proves that modern research labs can earn LEED, too.