By Jane M. Rohde, AIA, FIIDA, ACHA, CHID, LEED AP BD+C, GGA In light of both manmade and natural adverse events, there is a movement connecting the dots between resilience
Baltimore County officials received a call on Friday, August 14, at 1:53 p.m. about a broken water main in Timonium. The break sent water shooting into one home for nearly
THE SURE HOUSE is headed west. Students at Stevens Institute have packed up and are shipping their sustainable and resilient solar-powered coastal house to Irvine, California, for the U.S. Department
In an earlier post, we compared the cost of LEED and Green Globes in reference to the University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte’s real-world comparison of both sustainable rating systems.
ICL Industrial Products (ICL-IP), the world’s largest bromine producer, announced a framework to assess the potential long-term environmental and health effects of flame retardants. “The whole industry needs to focus
San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has finished replacing the carpeting in its fleet of train cars with rolled-out vinyl flooring. BART started replacing the carpet in 2008 but
By Kim Holmes, SPI Senior Director, Recycling and Diversion The plastic recycling industry has matured by leaps and bounds during the past 30 years. Early plastics recycling programs consisted of
It’s back to school time. Parents are working through their kids’ shopping lists and sorting the must haves from the nice-to-have items. They’re loading shopping carts, standing in cashier lines,
The Vinyl Institute is looking for a new vice president of sustainability and industry affairs to provide strategic and operational leadership and to drive greater recognition and appreciation for the industry.