Posts Tagged ‘ green ’

Inc.: Sustainable Building Materials a Top 8 Industry for Startups

Feb 12th, 2016

According to Inc. magazine, sustainable startups are in. In an article titled 8 Best Industries for Starting a Business Right Now, Inc. writer Graham Winfrey says sustainable building materials are on the up-and-up. “Building materials that are made from renewable resources and reduce pollution and waste are gaining traction,” he writes. “The uptick in U.S. construction activity […]

Green Globes Ratings System Helping in Environmentally Friendly Building

Dec 5th, 2013

If you’re going to spend the necessary money in making sure the process of constructing a new building is environmentally friendly, you might as well get the most for your dollar by using the Green Globes ratings system. That was the message from Erin Shaffer, the vice president of the Portland, Ore.-based non-profit Green Building […]

Green Systems, Codes and Standards Play Different Roles in Making Environmentally Friendly America

Oct 2nd, 2013

They are at times confused and often misapplied, but Michael Schmeida says that green building systems, codes and standards each have a role to play in making America more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. Schmeida, the vice chair for the ASTM International E60 Sustainability program and Oatey’s corporate manager for stewardship with compliance and regulatory oversight, […]