USGBC expands LEED Earth to homes, communities and cities

LEED Earth has enabled the expansion of green building to nearly 200 countries around the world, USGBC says. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced it is expanding LEED Earth—a campaign designed to bring LEED to countries where green building is still emerging and offers certification at no cost to the first project to certify—to homes, communities […]

Eco-friendly holidays: Safe, serene and sustainable

Be it reducing carbon footprint or supporting local businesses whilst traveling, modern-day travel goals are getting a complete overhaul From relaxing at pristine beaches to exploring wide variety of wildlife, we are constantly in a quest to find the perfect holiday destination. But pandemic gave plenty of time to pause and re-imagine the way we […]

Rancho Cienega Sports Complex Installs an Aqualoop Packaged Greywater Recycling System

Pre-assembled, packaged Aqualoop greywater recycling systems for commercial-scale projects offer many advantages over systems assembled on-site with locally supplied or pour-in-place concrete tanks.  Engineering and design time is greatly reduced because tank sizes, penetrations, with plumbing and electrical connections are all set. Likewise, installation time and complexity are greatly reduced with minimal assembly and connections […]

Ceres report calls on food companies to use water resources more efficiently

Non-profit organization Ceres is calling on major food companies to adopt stronger practices to reduce the demand and impact on limited water resources. In response to the effects of climate change having unprecedented strains on water resources, Ceres has requested that food companies scale action to conserve water. In its third edition of Feeding Ourselves […]

Off The Grid Residential Water Systems

The idea of installing a fully off-the-grid water system is fully justified both financially and practically. Here are 3 practical examples of how this works, with different designs and challenges.