The Houston City Council will soon update construction standards for commercial buildings. Making the world more environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient is a personal passion of Mayor Bill White. Ed Mayberry has the last of our five-part series on building green.
Architects have learned a lot about designing buildings that save energy, and that makes it more environmentally friendly by definition. Ed Mayberry has the fourth in our five-part series on building or retro-fitting green, both in commercial and residential construction.
Building management companies have become interested in marketing facilities that are "green" because the corporations that lease them are interested. Ed Mayberry has the third part of our five-part series on building green.
There is growing interest in the environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient construction of new buildings, and the retro-fitting of existing structures. Those efforts extend to sustainable landscape architecture. This is Earth Day, and Ed Mayberry has the second in our five-part series on building green.
The Houston City Council will soon consider an updated energy code for commercial buildings. It's part of growing government and private efforts to set more environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient construction standards. Ed Mayberry has the first of our five-part series on building green.
A conference focusing on green or sustainable buildings is underway at Reliant Center. Houston PUblic Radio's Ed Mayberry reports.
Rice University is one of a group of schools selected by the Department of Energy to compete in the fourth solar decathlon. Rice students will design, build and operate an energy-efficient, fully solar-powered home. Houston Public Radio's Ed Mayberry reports.
The University of Houston-Downtown has joined other American universities by signing the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. Houston Public Radio's Ed Mayberry reports.