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How Texas Prairies Could Help Combat Climate Change

How Texas Prairies Could Help Combat Climate Change

Native grasslands once covered most of Texas, acting as an important carbon sink. Which is why restoring the land to prairie is increasingly important in the face of climate change.

Austin Parking Garage In The Running To Become The 'Coolest' In America

Austin Parking Garage In The Running To Become The 'Coolest' In America

Recognizable by its leafy exterior, this Austin parking garage is in the running to be named one of the best in the nation.

Will ‘Gray’ or ‘Green’ Flood Infrastructure Protect Houston?

Will ‘Gray’ or ‘Green’ Flood Infrastructure Protect Houston?

As greater Houston seeks protection from the next Hurricane Harvey, using natural features like prairies and sand dunes to control water is gaining purchase.

Waste Management to Relocate to Downtown Houston's Capitol Tower

Waste Management to Relocate to Downtown Houston's Capitol Tower

The building, designed by the architectural firm Gensler, will feature a 24,000-square-foot green roof; a 50,000-gallon rainwater collection system to be used for landscape irrigation and restrooms; and a chilled water system meant to lower cooling costs.

New Rooflite Blender In Houston: The Ground Up

New Rooflite Blender In Houston: The Ground Up

Skyland USA announced today that The Ground Up has joined its official blender network in Houston, Texas, expanding its coverage in North America to 20 regions.