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"According to new research,. environmentally sustainable buildings carry not only energy efficient, but financial benefits. Research showed that sustainable buildngs performed financially better than their less sustainable counterparts."
"Three Ryerson projects were announced as the winners of the U.S. Department of Energy's 2015 "Race to Zero" competition. One entry in particular, "0-Zone Residence" by fourth-year students Christopher Zhu, Mark De Souza, John Sirdevan, Christopher Kayahara, Nikolai Tikhovskiy, Mark Eyk, Joshua Minkyu Jung and Dennis Han, it won twice"
"Dublin City Council has passed a motion so that new buildings in the city must be constructed to the passive house standard. The measure was agreed at a council meeting on Tuesday to discuss the drafting of the new Dublin City Development Plan for 2016-2022."
"Once upon a time, the only things usually called smart were people, fashions, investments and dogs. Lots of other items, however, have become smart in the past few years. We now have smartphones, smart cars, smart thermostats, smart television sets....
"The New York Times reported that, for the first time in history, clean energy resources like solar and wind are becoming cost competitive with conventional coal in some markets. This paradigm shift, where clean energy is beginning to compete head-to-head with traditional energy sources, calls for a change in perspective."
"This gorgeous experimental house in Norway can produce twice the energy it consumes! Designed by Snøhetta for the Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings, the building demonstrates the latest sustainable technologies and proves that houses can go beyond their own energy needs to produce additional electricity for the grid."