Learning Outcomes From This Post Learn Life Cycle Analysis Phases and Circular Economy. Understanding the benefits and key steps to Life Cycle Impact Analysis and Life Cycle Cost Analysis and what can be used for the studies. Importance of Integration between Life Cycle Impact Analysis and Life Cycle Cost Analysis How Architects/Designers can proactively integrate […]
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Mass Timber construction systems are becoming increasingly popular as a creative and cost-efficient way to build. All professionals working in the building trades should become familiar with the concepts of mass timber construction. Mass timber buildings are aesthetically pleasing, structurally innovative and are a great way to build sustainably.
A Net-Zero-Energy building generates more energy on-site, from renewable energy sources, than it consumes. All electric buildings are also known as zero emissions or fossil fuel free buildings. Combining emissions free electricity with emissions free space conditioning is a “win-win” for the economy, the climate, and the building owner/operator.
Building electrification refers to using electric technologies instead of combustion-fueled technologies to supply the comforts of a modern building. Every major end use for fossil fuels in buildings is ready to be electrified with currently available technologies.
A Safer, Energy Efficient, Fossil Fuel Free Fire Station for the Community On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the staff from Alfandre Architecture, PC attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the brand new New Paltz firehouse and emergency operations center. A small, brief gathering of fire, local, county, and state officials abiding by Coronavirus safety protocols was […]
(This article originally appeared on U.S. Green Building Council ) Whether it’s happening in a small town an hour north of New York City or in a major metropolis in the south of Brazil, project teams achieving LEED Zero Water certification are building to the same ambitious goal: reducing their use of this increasingly scarce environmental […]