The ultra-efficient, hidden heat source for Amazon’s new HQ

November 20, 2017 by  
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The “ecodistrict” project required cooperation from the city, architects and a corporate neighbor.

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Do these oil and mining companies belong on CDP’s Climate A List?

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Braskem, Galp Energia and Harmony Gold Mining are cutting emissions without science-based targets.

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San Francisco to Promote Sustainable Development with New Eco Districts

July 1, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Last summer, the San Francisco Planning Department announced plans to create four different types of “eco-districts” within the city that would lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduce waste, water consumption and energy use. San Francisco isn’t the first US city to deploy the eco-district concept – similar development strategies have been used in Seattle, Austin, and Boston – but San Francisco’s plan promises to better integrate critical infrastructure with human networks to improve efficiency. Read the rest of San Francisco to Promote Sustainable Development with New Eco Districts Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: California , cities , eco district , EcoDistrict , greener cities , greenhouse gas emissions , Patchwork Quilt Eco-District , San Francisco , San Francisco eco-district , San Francisco Planning Department , sf , soma , South of Market , stormwater runoff , transit-oriented development , Urban design , urban planning        

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