Building Envelope – Green Architecture


The Expectation of Carbon-Neutral Design

Climate change is a hot topic…and with good reason. Signed in 2016, the Paris Agreement sits at the center of the fight against global climate change. Ultimately, its end goal is to ensure that global temperatures don’t rise more than 2° C above pre-industrial levels. Reaching 2° C could mean catastrophic weather outcomes like drought, […]


Pushing the Envelope: Energy Efficiency in Building Design

Building design varies greatly depending on where you live due to climate and elevation level. The further you travel north or south, the greater variations in building design you will observe. Whether you reside in a hot, desert-type climate, or a freezing, wintery tundra, building practices and techniques will change drastically to accommodate unique conditions. […]


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