Building Impacts

On Energy

Buildings Use Almost Half of US Energy

On Health

We spend 90% of out time in buildings which we make out of materials that are not always healthy for us.


Landscaping has no home yet, but it is the subject to a guide that reviews lawn mower types on all points - economics, emissions, ease of use. See the Lotus Live Guide to Lawn Care (8 pages).

Modular Building Design

In the near future, building construction times and costs may be dramatically reduced by modular building design with prefabricated modules. See Verbus Systems for more information.

Organizations Working on Green Building

Articles About The Importance of Building Green

Technical Reports About Green Buildings

Author: Nick Enge

Contributors: Sam Ramirez (Stanford)

General References:

Special Thanks: Gil Masters (Stanford) for teaching me nearly everything I know about buildings.

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