California Academy of Sciences

Can You Cool a House Without Air Conditioning?

Can You Cool a House Without Air Conditioning?

As global summer temperatures rise, more buildings are installing energy-hungry air conditioners – a major contributor to climate change. But are there ways to cool buildings down without turning the AC on?

The People Building a Greener Future

The People Building a Greener Future

A boom in environmentally friendly construction is creating a jobs sector with massive potential.

The Evolution of the Awards of Excellence Winning California Academy of Sciences

The Evolution of the Awards of Excellence Winning California Academy of Sciences

In 2008, Rana Creek Living Architecture won GRHC’s Extensive InstitutionalAwards of Excellence for the incredible 2.5 acre green roof on top of Renzo Piano’s masterpiece, the LEED Platinum California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.