urban heat island

A Solution For Weathering The Future

A Solution For Weathering The Future

2019 has been another year of climatic records and extreme weather events in the UK, from the highest temperature ever recorded in the UK to heavy rainfall and severe flooding, which threatened homes, businesses and lives in the North.

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?

Cities Are Getting Hotter, But We Can Redesign Them To Keep Us Cool

Cities Are Getting Hotter, But We Can Redesign Them To Keep Us Cool

As days of extreme heat get more common, there are a few simple solutions that cities around the world are implementing to keep people a little more comfortable.

Everything You Need to Know Before Installing a Green Roof

Everything You Need to Know Before Installing a Green Roof

It’s hard to miss the soaring three-acre meadow that graces the top of Barclays Center. But green roofs – or living roofs — are also branching into brownstone Brooklyn, where homeowners with sturdy enough roofs can enjoy their environmental and financial benefits.

Denver's Green Building Ordinance Can Save Property Owners Money and Reduce Roofing Waste

Denver's Green Building Ordinance Can Save Property Owners Money and Reduce Roofing Waste

A better understanding of responsible design, implementation, and maintenance of green roofs in this climate will result in a rise in green roof projects and an improvement in their performance in Colorado.