The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs

...on the road, cleaner air and less noise. Urban development around transit has happened in three waves: First, without any planning at all, in the hope that TOD would happen... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Project Drawdown and Passive Houses

...use of the sun, internal heat sources and heat recovery, rendering conventional heating systems unnecessary throughout even the coldest of winters. During warmer months, Passive Houses make use of passive... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Building Living Shorelines

...including nutrient pollution remediation, essential fish habitat provision, and buffering of shoreline from waves and storms. Living shorelines are known to store carbon (known as carbon sequestration), which keeps carbon... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

Read my thoughts?

...and ‘soft fascination’, e.g. looking at clouds and waves, support emotional recovery from stress. Which is exactly what the results of the research showed. Here is evidence that we should... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

The Many Benefits of Healthy Campus Design

...activities but it can also reduce stress levels, modify air pollution levels, and reduce the urban heat island effect. In addition, many of these features also support achieving sustainability targets.... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

Sustainable aquatic center cuts costs, saves energy

...of children will learn to swim here.” The sustainable design features of the 52,000 sq ft center include solar hot water, heat recovery systems, and light sensors. The pool’s low-flow... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

The Future of Community Grocery Stores

...preference for healthy, local, artisan goods, it’s also a sustainable use of space that acts as a green roof to combat the heat-island effect and naturally cool the building. What... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

IBI Group high school awarded LEED Gold

...high-efficiency heat pumps, which allow different parts of the building to have unique climate control settings simultaneously. The building’s tilt-up concrete walls, seven to 11 inches thick, serve as a... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

Green & Clean: Parks as Water Infrastructure

...Urban parks serve as important spaces for recreation and relaxation, while also reducing heat islands, serving as habitat and improving wellness. But they can also do more. As we’ve... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

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