Top 10 States for LEED Green Building

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As cities and states continue to work toward climate action goals, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its list of Top 10 States for LEED green building. For the first time since 2011, Colorado took the top spot on the list, which ranks states based on the […]

Sustainable Architecture: 8 Best Green Building Designs

Edited by Branko Miletic Back in 1987, the UN-commissioned The Brundtland Report ‘Our Common Future’ described sustainable development as ‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. More than three decades later, this definition continues to be relevant – especially in the context […]

Ecovie Takes the Stage at Greenbuild

  The sustainability community is rapidly growing, and the engaging panel discussion Robert Drew, CEO at Ecovie Water Management LLC partook in at the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo was a true testament to that. The well-attended panel discussion focused on on-site water management case studies and addressed how on-site water management’s greywater recycling and […]

Bob Drew, CEO Ecovie to speak at Greenbuild 2019, Atlanta GA

About the Presenters: Robert Drew CEO at ECOVIE WATER MANAGEMENT LLC Robert Drew has a wide range of water management experience starting in the 80’s as an engineer with large industrial water-intensive processes in which reducing water intake and discharge had huge environmental and financial benefits. He took this experience along with business and management […]

As Climate Warms, Plants May Demand More Water, Cutting Supplies for People

As climate changes, plants in North America, much of Eurasia, and parts of central and South America will consume more water than they do now, leading to less water for people, according to a new study in the journal Nature Geoscience. The research suggests a drier future despite anticipated increases in precipitation in populous parts […]

New York State: Cuomo Signs Measure Enabling Water Authorities To Sue Polluters

A measure that allows public water authorities to file lawsuits against polluters was signed into law on Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The new law is meant to give public water authorities more power to collect damages when a water supply is found to have been contaminated. State lawmakers and environmental advocates who backed the […]