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Green Building: Benefits and Barriers

Green Building Benefits

According to a recent article published on ecobusiness.com, “Our built environment is responsible for half of all global energy use and half of all greenhouse gas emissions. Buildings consume one-sixth of all freshwater, one-quarter of world wood harvests and four-tenths of all other raw materials. The construction and later demolition […]

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Getting Serious About Water Conservation: Tips to Save Water

Save Water

What is the Current Situation? The water crisis in Cape Town is not news. Despite widespread awareness on the issue; implementation of stricter water restrictions and desperate calls to the inhabitants of the Cape to respond to the drought crisis and save water, the cities water usage is not decreasing enough […]

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