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Clean Water

Valuing Water With Smart Pipe Choices

Each year in March, the United Nations celebrates World Water Day to focus attention on importance of having access to clean, fresh water. Fresh water is a precious resource, vital to sustaining all life and human society. It’s...

How Do You Build a Hurricane Resistant House?

Extreme-weather events have become more frequent in recent years across the United States. In August, Hurricane Laura struck the Louisiana-Texas coast with 150 mph winds. It was a reminder of recent hurricanes — from Sandy...

Houses For Sale

COVID-19 Spurs Healthy Building Design Trends

On June 29, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state’s shopping malls will be required to use air-conditioning systems capable of filtering-out the COVID-19 virus. To meet this requirement, HVAC systems will...

plastic building blocks

The New Building Blocks of a Sustainable Future

As a follow up to our last post on recycling materials into asphalt, we at GreenBuildingSolutions.org have our eye on the latest innovations that are incorporating sustainable design and green building principles to create a...

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