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How have Earth Sheltered Home Designs Pushed Boundaries?

Earth-sheltered homes are an architectural concept that works with nature to push the boundaries of housing design. This article will look at this concept, providing an overview of the design’s purpose, the advantages and disadvantages of earth-sheltered homes, and some examples of these buildings from around the world. Image Credit: Gabe Rossi/Shutterstock.com What are Earth Sheltered Homes? …

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Price on carbon is key to saving Michigan winters

Michigan is known for four beautiful seasons, but pollution from burning fossil fuels threatens winter. This global issue affects families, communities and businesses. In Michigan, ski resorts experience climate change impacts firsthand, which is why we advocate for transitioning to clean energy. At Crystal Mountain and Boyne Resorts we’re improving energy efficiency in snowmaking, grooming …

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Before We Leave is a peaceful, calming colony-building experience – Big Boss Battle (B3)

Long after society as we know it has ended, people start to appear from the world below. Unexpectedly it’s been really unremarkable down there, and nature has done a great job of healing. Before We Leave is a city/colony building game that deliberately takes a passive, peaceful approach to the genre. History is full of …

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Deep Retrofit Program Could Fix Every Canadian Building by 2035, Supply Enough Electricity for 10 Million EV’s

June 25, 2021: Taking on an audacious “national retrofit mission” would enable Canada to upgrade every building in the country by 2035, eliminate their fossil fuel consumption by 2050, make energy poverty a thing of the past, and free up 50 terawatt-hours of electricity for other uses—enough to eliminate 60 million tonnes of carbon pollution …

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Top 10 Best PropTech Companies In 2022

Businesses and industries have become very dependent on technology today. Technology has played a vital role in driving this trend and factors such as rapid urbanization, digitalization, and the increase in disposable incomes. The advancement of technology has created a plethora of opportunities across various industries and sectors. Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence are only …

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Empire State Building designs new program around observatory upgrade

The Empire State Building has announced updated, interactive lesson plans for student visits to its new $165 million observatory upgrade. Photo courtesy Empire State Realty Trust The Empire State Building has announced updated, interactive lesson plans for student visits to its new $165 million observatory upgrade. Created in partnership with Bank Street College of Education, the …

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Sachin Rastogi: The green builder – Entrepreneurs News

His architecture and interior design studio, specialising in net-zero buildings, stands out in a world ruled by excesses Sachin Rastogi, 38, Founding Director, Zero Energy Design Lab, New Delhi; (Yasir Iqbal) In a world ruled by excesses, Sachin Rastogi’s architecture and interior design studio ZED (Zero Energy Design) Lab, specialising in net-zero buildings, stands out. …

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Planning Board Recap: Collegetown, Farmer’s Market projects plod forward

ITHACA, N.Y. — It was a relatively short pre-holiday meeting for the city of Ithaca Planning and Development Board this month, but nevertheless necessary, as one plan received final approval, two more continued forward in their reviews, and a new Collegetown proposal was presented to the board and planning staff. As always, the Voice is …

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McGinnis Ferry Road Apartment Building Aesthetics Changes Approved by County Commissioners

Earlier this year, Mahaffey Pickens Tucker LLP had submitted a change of conditions application on behalf of TPA Residential to propose new multi-family building designs, elevations, and materials from what was approved in 2020 on property located along McGinnis Ferry Road near the intersection of McGinnis Ferry Road and Lawrence-Suwanee Road in Gwinnett County. Sign …

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