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Green Building News ItemsInstead of Razing Buildings, Some Cities Want to Reuse Their Bones - The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)8/13/2018 1:24:25 AM
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog) Instead of Razing Buildings, Some Cities Want to Reuse Their Bones The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog) “I've never seen so much attention going toward deconstruction and reuse as I've seen building up in the past year,” said Joe Connell, executive director of the Building Materials Reuse Association, a Great Cranberry Island, Maine -based nonprofit that ...
This tiny Victorian cottage on a wildflower meadow belongs in a fairytale - Inhabitat8/9/2018 12:19:50 PM
This tiny Victorian cottage on a wildflower meadow belongs in a fairytale Inhabitat Case in point: this beautiful Victorian tiny cottage located in Monroe, Maine . .... As Mother Nature's original green building material, natural stone is the best material available when it comes to withstanding the elements and aging gracefully ...
Daily on Energy: Can Trump hit Iran's oil where it hurts? - Washington Examiner8/7/2018 12:01:33 PM
Washington Examiner Daily on Energy: Can Trump hit Iran's oil where it hurts? Washington Examiner In addition to Maryland, attorneys general of Connecticut, Maine , Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington joined the coalition in submitting the comments. What changes: The Trump ... dial-in ... and more »
These Joburg offices now have farms inside them — and workers get to harvest lunch - Business Insider South Africa7/27/2018 12:22:04 AM
Business Insider South Africa These Joburg offices now have farms inside them — and workers get to harvest lunch Business Insider South Africa Payroll company Sage's building in the new Menlyn Maine development – which promises "to become Africa's first green city" – sports a 4-star green-star rating and features a functioning vegetable garden on the roof that provides the canteen with fresh ...
100 great community hospitals | 2018 - Becker's Hospital Review7/23/2018 11:47:05 PM
100 great community hospitals | 2018 Becker's Hospital Review The U.S. Green Building Council designated the hospital as silver Level LEED-certified, and the hospital was the first in the state to earn The Joint Commission's perinatal care certification. French Hospital ..... Mid Coast Hospital (Brunswick, Maine ... and more »
UMaine researcher gets $250K to advance 'nanofibril' building materials - Mainebiz5/9/2018 11:22:37 AM
Mainebiz UMaine researcher gets $250K to advance 'nanofibril' building materials Mainebiz Mehdi Tajvidi, an assistant professor of renewable nanomaterials at the University of Maine , has been awarded $250,000 to develop next-generation floor and wall products that utilize cellulose nanofibrils, the microscopic natural structural building ...
Nature Conservancy in Brunswick brings the outside inside - Press Herald4/15/2018 4:10:34 AM
Nature Conservancy in Brunswick brings the outside inside Press Herald BRUNSWICK — The curving walls in the entryway of Nature Conservancy's recently remodeled Maine headquarters are lined with yellow birch, harvested sustainably from the nonprofit's forest holdings in the St. John River Valley. The carpet has an ...
Renewable - Alternative Energy News ItemsTidal Energy Tests the Waters - Climate Central (blog)12/6/2010 3:48:56 PM
Climate Central (blog) Tidal Energy Tests the Waters Climate Central (blog) But tidal power is garnering increasing attention as a niche supplier of renewable alternative energy in Washington, Maine and Alaska. The tides, some say, have the potential to light five percent of the nation's homes — nearly nine gigawatts of ... and more »