Sights and scenes of GreenBiz 20

February 10, 2020 by  
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Attendees of GreenBiz 20 gathered in summits, plenaries, breakouts, exhibit areas and outdoor activities galore. Here are some visual highlights.

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Sights and scenes of GreenBiz 20

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Attendees of GreenBiz 20 gathered in summits, plenaries, breakouts, exhibit areas and outdoor activities galore. Here are some visual highlights.

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On the money: 8 takeaways from the 2020 GreenFin Summit

February 10, 2020 by  
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The second annual event convened owners and managers of $22 trillion to discuss how capital markets could drive the global economy towards sustainability.

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On the money: 8 takeaways from the 2020 GreenFin Summit

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The second annual event convened owners and managers of $22 trillion to discuss how capital markets could drive the global economy towards sustainability.

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Sprawling green roof keeps Sag Harbor home cool in summer

May 23, 2016 by  
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The 5,000-square-foot residence includes four bedrooms, TV den, home office and a screened porch. The first floor houses an open-plan living space while a two story, glass curtain wall and bridge connect the bedrooms on the second floor. Sliding panels of the floor-to-ceiling glass wall that open up onto a wooden deck integrate indoor and outdoor spaces. Related: Aviator’s Villa Built From Salvaged Airplane Parts Simulates Life in the Clouds The second floor roof deck features a green…

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Traditional windows transform the facade of Tehran apartment building into art

May 23, 2016 by  
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The seven-story building features a facade made of heat-treated timber inset with stained glass and vegetation. In addition to its role in controlling solar intake, the facade has a decorative quality by combining natural materials, color and transparency. The patterned facade references some of Iran’s iconic traditional residences, while functioning as a high-performance element that reduces heat buildup. Related: Apartment No. 1 is Built Completely Out of Recycled Stone in Mahallat, Iran “Economic…

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40 Million Hunters & Fishermen Fed Up With GOP’s Anti-Environment Agenda

July 13, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Diganta Talukdar via Flickr/CC BY There are an estimated 40 million sportsmen in the United States: hunters, sport fishermen, and outdoor enthusiasts. They’re a traditionally right-leaning voting bloc, and an influential one at that; they reliably turn out in high numbers to vote at the polls. And fellow Treehugger John Laumer is always telling me not to underestimate or ignore them — and he’s always been right. This group, which has as strong a connection to the wilderness as any peacenik hippie or lib… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The History of the Bathroom Part 3: Putting Plumbing Before People

July 13, 2011 by  
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Image credit Siegfried Gideon via Thomas Wagner The really amazing thing about this standard “bathroom” from 1915, ninety-seven years ago, is how much it looks like the standard bathrooms of today. How did it get this way, and how did we get stuck in such a rut? … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Cheap, Biodegradable Carpeting Eliminates Latex, Cuts Energy Consumption In Half

July 13, 2011 by  
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Photo by the-specious via Flickr CC Carpeting may be something we give little thought to, but the ubiquitous floor covering is actually a serious environmental problem. Not only are toxic chemicals often used in the making of most carpeting, they are usually carted off to landfills or incinerated rather than recycled at the end of their useful life. However, researchers at UPC’s Terrassa Campus have come up with an eco-friendly solution. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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