Penguin swims 5,000 miles each year to visit the Brazilian man who saved his life

March 10, 2016 by  
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Rio de Janeiro resident Joao Pereira de Souza did not expect to make a lifelong friend when he rescued a struggling, oil-slicked penguin from the beach years ago – but that’s exactly what happened. Now Dindim swims thousands of miles to spend eight months out of the year with his buddy, renewing everyone’s faith in the deep connection we share with animals. Read the rest of Penguin swims 5,000 miles each year to visit the Brazilian man who saved his life

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Turkey’s first certified Passive House saves over 90% in energy use

February 15, 2016 by  
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Ethereal eco-resort blends Chinese tradition with modern elegance

November 9, 2015 by  
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INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you ever wanted to know about LEED

October 1, 2015 by  
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You’ve probably heard about LEED buildings , but do you know how projects go about getting certification or which states are leading the LEED charge? Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) is a green building certification program that addresses everything from sustainable site development to indoor environmental quality, focusing on building practices that support human and environmental health. There are more then 68,000 LEED commercial projects in the United States and LEED certified buildings exist in more than 150 countries and territories and 6 continents. These green buildings save money, have a positive influence on the health of occupants, and promote renewable clean energy. The following infographic from Custom Made gives you all the details about LEED certification and it’s benefits. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you ever wanted to know about LEED

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M-Projects transforms a two-bedroom home into a wood-wrapped modern marvel

September 30, 2015 by  
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Award-winning twisted timber Cube tower is the largest of its kind in Europe

September 21, 2015 by  
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Pumpkin Ridge Passive House consumes 90% less heating energy than a conventional house

August 20, 2015 by  
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An old food warehouse in Sydney was converted into a modern man cave with a hidden sleeping pod

July 20, 2015 by  
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7 Bright red shipping containers repurposed as modern offices in Israel

July 17, 2015 by  
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Earth-friendly airless tires by Hankook should be on the market very, very soon

July 17, 2015 by  
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We are in the midst of a generational shift in environmentally friendly vehicles with electric cars becoming more of a practical reality each day, yet there are other innovations being perfected, including non-pneumatic, or airless, tires . Hankook Tire has finished putting its latest design, the iFlex tire, through a rigorous set of tests that have proved it a worthy contender for the future of eco-transportation, and they expect to put them on the market very soon. Read the rest of Earth-friendly airless tires by Hankook should be on the market very, very soon

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