Achieving Ambient Air Quality Monitoring with Citizen Science
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by Ryan Kh
1M ago
Air pollution is a serious problem. It kills over seven million people each year. It also causes serious problems for wildlife, so we need to do more to keep it in check. Sadly, we are not doing nearly enough to help fight air pollution. The problem has been worsening for years and will continue to do so if we don’t take immediate action. People may be more concerned about stopping air pollution if they learn all the ways it affects our health, but we need the right measures to help. One of the most important things we should do is focus on air quality monitoring strategies based on citizen sc ..read more
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Recycling Solar Panels When Constructing Green Homes
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by Ryan Kh
3M ago
There are a lot of things that you have to think about when building a green home. One of the many things that you need to consider is the importance of renewable energy., such as solar power for your eco-friendly building Solar panels are obviously the most common form of green energy available. You want to know how to choose the right solar panels when building the house. However, you also need to know how to recycle ones that aren’t serving their purpose. What to Know About Recycling Solar Panels When Building a Green Home Around 3.2 million people have solar panels installed in their homes ..read more
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Concrete Block Forms: a Green Solution for Leftover Concrete
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by Ryan Kh
4M ago
Construction companies are increasingly prioritizing sustainability to reduce their environmental footprint. They’re adopting eco-friendly building materials like recycled steel and reclaimed wood. Construction companies are spending $285 billion a year on eco-friendly building materials. Embracing energy-efficient designs and technologies such as solar panels and smart building systems minimizes energy consumption. Implementing construction practices that minimize waste and pollution, like modular construction and on-site recycling, is becoming standard. The EPA has a good guide on this. Addi ..read more
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Innovative Green Building Materials for Sustainable Construction
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by Ryan Kh
5M ago
Did you know that the global market for eco-friendly buildings is projected to be worth over $1.169 trillion by 2032? As the demand grows, construction companies are looking for new ways to create eco-friendly structures. There are a lot of things to keep in mind when building an eco-friendly house or other green building. One of the most important things is the materials that you will use. Innovative green building materials are revolutionizing the construction industry, offering alternatives that are as durable as they are kind to the planet. Bio-based materials like bamboo, cork, and straw ..read more
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Employee Engagement Can Help Green Contractors Save Energy
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by Yasmine Dehimi
5M ago
Sustainability is a growing concern for companies in the construction sector. One survey found that 58% of building and contracting companies are taking steps to be eco-friendlier. We have talked about some of the many ways that contractors can be eco-friendlier. One of the biggest things we emphasized was the importance of using eco-friendly building materials. One of the main ways that they are trying to be eco-friendlier is by cutting energy consumption. Construction companies can prioritize energy-efficient building materials and designs to reduce their overall energy consumption during co ..read more
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Can Sustainability Professionals Help Contractors Save Energy?
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by Ryan Kh
5M ago
You probably didn’t think that sustainability was a top priority for construction companies. However, a growing number of contractors are trying to make environmentalism one of their concerns. One survey found nearly six out of ten construction companies are trying to become greener. The construction industry is increasingly striving to become greener due to a combination of environmental, economic, and societal factors. Firstly, there’s growing awareness of the industry’s significant carbon footprint and its impact on climate change. By adopting more sustainable practices, such as using eco-f ..read more
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How To Avoid Overspending When Building a Green House 
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by Ryan Kh
5M ago
Over half of people want to buy eco-friendly homes. The growing demand for eco-friendly homes is driven by a growing concern for environmental issues. A lot of people are buying homes that align with their desire to help the planet, which means they are starting to prioritize properties with energy-efficient features. These include homes with solar panels, high-efficiency appliances, and well-insulated structures. Another reason people want eco-friendly homes is that they save money since they have lower utility bills and maintenance expenses, which is starting to make them an attractive inves ..read more
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Eco-Friendly Buildings Need to Fix Faulty Boilers
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by Ryan Kh
6M ago
There are a lot of important things that you need to focus on when you are running an eco-friendly building that needs to be more energy efficient. Even things like your boilers can have an impact on your carbon footprint. When it comes to household energy consumption, boilers play a crucial role. They’re often out of sight and out of mind, humming away in the background, providing warmth and hot water. But what happens when they’re not functioning correctly? A faulty boiler isn’t just a nuisance; it can also have a significant environmental impact. Environmental Implications of Malfunctioning ..read more
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ESG Reporting Software Help Contractors Be Sustainable
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by Ryan Kh
9M ago
There are a number of things that you have to take into consideration when you are trying to run an eco-friendly contracting business. We have talked at length about the importance of using eco-friendly building materials and renewable energy. However, using technology to meet sustainability goals is also very important. Last year, we mentioned that smart technology can help contractors make eco-friendlier structures. However, software can be equally important. ESG software is especially important. ESG Software Helps Contractors Be More Sustainable Monitoring and reporting your company’s envir ..read more
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How Contracting Events Can Incorporate Sustainability
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by Ryan Kh
9M ago
The contracting industry is doing more to improve sustainability. This is important, since the demand for eco-friendly buildings is surging. In May, a new report showed the demand for eco-friendly buildings is projected to be worth over $1.3 trillion by 2030. Corporate events are a great way to enhance employee morale, create connections, and strengthen teams. A number of construction companies have events to showcase the importance of using new technology to construct buildings more efficiently. These events serve as crucial platforms for professionals to exchange innovative ideas, showcase e ..read more
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