Meet Nexii, the green construction company allied with Michael Keaton


Meet Nexii, the green construction company allied with Michael Keaton. Green construction startup Nexii first caught my attention back in the spring when the Canadian company announced a partnership with actor and Pennsylvania native Michael Keaton.

Sustainable Construction Materials: 5 Eco-Friendly Options Revolutionizing The Industry

Green Business Bureau

What are sustainable construction materials? Material technology continues to advance, creating new and novel possibilities for the construction industry. Today, there is a growing variety of sustainable construction materials taking the place of traditional materials.


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Sustainability Guide for Builders and Construction: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Construction: Builders Need to Go Green. Sustainable building practices are becoming increasingly common throughout the construction industry. The Construction Industry’s Impact on the Environment. Properly Dispose of Construction Waste.

LEED Certification Checklist for Building Design and Construction (BD+C)

Green Business Bureau

Whether it be a new building or an existing building, the LEED certification process offers a rating system for all different types of construction. This article is meant to focus on the LEED certification checklist for Building Design and Construction (LEED BD+C). Innovation: 6 points.

Become a Leader in the Construction Industry by Incorporating These 5 Innovative Strategies

U.S. Green Technology

Leadership and Innovation in the Construction Industry The construction industry is one of the largest industries in the world. However, in the past few decades, innovation. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Stories Green Tech, Green Products construction industry

Construction of Europes largest vertical farm is underway

Inhabitat - Innovation

The first phase of construction on the new Nordic Harvest vertical farm has been completed after just 6 months of work

KOGAA upcycles construction waste into a plant-filled coffee hub

Inhabitat - Innovation

GROUNDS, a coffee hub in Karlín, Prague, is made from 80% upcycled construction waste

Nestlé and Microsoft on financing circular innovations


Nestlé and Microsoft on financing circular innovations. Also about one year ago, Nestlé launched its $2 billion sustainability fund , to support companies developing innovative packaging and recycling technologies through 2025. Elsa Wenzel. Mon, 02/22/2021 - 01:30.

New eco-friendly, decomposing construction foam unveiled

Inhabitat - Innovation

Researchers have come up with a new, more eco-friendly and effective form of building insulation material. The new material was developed due to the shortcomings of the traditional polyurethane-based foam insulators

Wedge-shaped Sideyard champions CLT construction

Inhabitat - Innovation

Cross-laminated timber is the key to Sideyard's success

Construction contractor goes circular with temporary structures and roads

Envirotec Magazine

Water utilities are working to 2030, while the construction industry has 2050 in its sights. Challenging factors with construction include the complexity of the supply chain, and the sheer quantity of waste generated. It’s incredibly easy to create waste in the construction industry.

Construction begins on the largest solar plant in the US

Inhabitat - Innovation

Once completed, the farm will generate 1,013 megawatts of energy

BLM approves solar farm construction in California desert

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Bureau of Land Management has approved the Crimson Solar Project, a massive solar farm in California that will power over 80,000 homes

Innovative Future Tree was built by robots and 3D-printing

Inhabitat - Innovation

Robotic construction has taken another step forward

Earth House elevates rammed earth construction to an art


Rammed earth construction has long been considered a super efficient and sustainable building method, but it isn't usually this gorgeous. Meet the Earth House, a thoroughly modern take on this traditional building method that attempts to inspire people to readopt sustainable living and building practices from the past

Lessons from the U.S. on buying clean construction materials

Clean Energy Canada

to the European Union (EU), governments are using “Buy Clean” policies to incentivize the use of lower-carbon construction materials in infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges and buildings. on buying clean construction materials appeared first on Clean Energy Canada.

Northvolt raises $1.1 billion to support factory construction in Europe


Battery innovator Northvolt has issued a $1.1-billion convertible note to finance its expansion of battery cell and cathode material production in Europe.

Smart material reuse and sustainability innovations reduce construction and operation carbon.


Smart material reuse and sustainability innovations at British Land development will reduce carbon in construction and operation by 33% … British Land Development at 1 Triton Square works closely with design teams and contractor to retain much of the original building. carbon Climate Emergency Solutions British Land circular economy construction

Stages of constructing the optimal battery module architectures (Webinar)


Fuller Company, where we will discuss the process of constructing a battery module and the use of innovative adhesive, sealant, and encapsulants for each stage of construction. Join this webinar session at our Spring Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, presented by H.B.

This industrial complex has a facade made from its own construction waste

Inhabitat - Innovation

The building features sunken courtyards with earth-cooled floors and a stone screen facade made from the complex's own construction waste

World's largest 3D-printed building opens in Dubai after 2 weeks of construction

Inhabitat - Innovation

Located in Dubai, the 6,998-square-foot administrative building was constructed in just 2 weeks

AKA Patagonia pays tribute to the Chilean landscape with low-impact construction

Inhabitat - Innovation

The hotel boasts views of volcanoes, mountains and glaciers

3D Printing Helps Streamline the Construction Industry

CleanTech Group

New Demands in Construction Drive Innovation Demand for new structures, buildings and housing continues unabated. This inevitably places pressure on the workforce and. Cleantech Insurance Materials and Chemicals

New ACME Pavilion employs sustainable CLT construction


Design house ACME's director Friedrich Ludewig drew on the inspiration of Alpine architecture and nearby Olympic Park to guide the design of The Pavilion at Stratford Square in east London, a gently undulating pavilion made using cross-laminated timber (CLT) construction

Director of Construction

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Director of Construction | Borrego | San Diego. Borrego is seeking a Director of Construction, Utility-Scale EPC to join our growing team! The Director of Construction is responsible for the safety, quality, and financial results of all field activity. Coordinate project implementation with Pre-Construction, Engineering, and Field Operations. Support Sales and Pre-Construction in bid analysis, constructibility, scheduling and cost review.

Utility’s approach to explosion risk assessment wins construction industry award

Envirotec Magazine

An innovative, industry-leading digital approach to explosion risk assessment has seen a win for Yorkshire Water, which was named as Digital Initiative of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA).

The future of the fashion industry requires innovative circular systems


The future of the fashion industry requires innovative circular systems. Yitzac has innovated again around the creation of a yarn system that allows us to produce stronger-than-traditional virgin yarns that are also higher performing than traditional synthetics.

Gas Construction Supervisor

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Gas Construction Supervisor | San Diego Gas & Electric | San Diego, CA. SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. Supervises employees in the construction and maintenance of Gas Distribution gas facilities ensuring public and customer safety. 5 Years – Related construction and maintenance experience.

Community collects locally sourced materials to construct a school in Vietnam

Inhabitat - Innovation

This sustainable school is built with bricks made of soil and dried leaves

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Petaluma becomes first US city to ban construction of new gas stations

Inhabitat - Innovation

Petaluma, a small city in northern California, is banning new gas stations to help curb pollution and climate change

Cutwork proposes innovative just add water housing for refugees

Inhabitat - Innovation

In a bid to alleviate the global refugee housing crisis, Paris-based design studio Cutwork developed a conceptual housing proposal that it says will only take one day and, at minimum, two people without special construction skills to assemble

Lucid Motors completes construction of its EV factory


Just under a year after breaking ground in Casa Grande, Arizona, Lucid Motors has finished construction of its first EV factory, and has begun the commissioning process.

Casa I combines traditional courtyard typology with modern construction in Chile

Inhabitat - Innovation

Rooted in a tradition of embracing outdoor space, the residence — simply dubbed Casa I — is also decidedly modern in design and construction

NuScale Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Moves Another Step Forward

Jim Conca

The small modular nuclear reactor designed by NuScale has received an order to prepare for a combined construction and operating license application to build their SMR as part of the Carbon Free Power Project of Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS).

Komatsu, Proterra Partner To Electrify Heavy Construction Vehicles

Forbes Green Tech

This will be the Burlingame, California-startup’s first application for off-road construction vehicles. Previously, most of Proterra’s battery packs have gone into public transit buses, school buses or delivery vans.

Specialized motor materials and constructions


When demand drives innovation, the state of the art can progress quite rapidly, but if the demand is not there yet, the end result is often the proverbial “solution in search of a problem.”

Anheuser-Busch begins construction on largest brewery solar project in U.S.

Renewable Energy World

“With this investment, we are continuing our support for the local economy and reaffirming our leadership on sustainability and product innovation,” said Eric Gutierrez, senior general manager of the Anheuser-Busch Los Angeles brewery.

How Sustainability Innovation Is Driving The Green Economy

Green Business Bureau

WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION? In the world of business, sustainability innovation can be defined as the process of evolving old business models and creating new ventures that realize economic value and generate positive environmental and social impacts simultaneously.

America Steps Forward To Expand Nuclear Power

Jim Conca

billion award to UAMPS for the development and construction of a 720 MWe NuScale small modular nuclear power plant. Energy /energy Business /business Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Business energy

Specialized motor materials and constructions (Part 2)


The previous article in this two-part series looked at specialized materials that are (or will be) used in motors; the focus this time will be on the innovative methods of construction that make motors more suitable for EV traction applications.

AICT shows off 3D printing technology's power for the construction industry


Advanced Intelligent Construction Technology (AICT) has just announced the founding of a robotics-based intelligent construction technology company in the United States. AICT used 3D printing to create a public park to demonstrate the possibilities of the technology this company will employ in the construction industry

From materials innovation to modular construction: The property sector plots its pathway to net zero

Business Green

As the government prepares to kickstart the economy by loosening planning regulations in the hope of spurring a boom in infrastructure and construction projects, the need to curb the carbon emissions associated with buildings remains as pressing as ever.

SK Innovation to invest in battery plant in Hungary


SK Innovation will invest $1.148 billion in SK Battery Hungary to build a new EV battery factory. The factory is expected to be constructed in Iváncsa, Hungary, and will have a production capacity of 30 GWh per year. Construction will begin in the third quarter of 2021 and will last until 2028. billion is expected to be spent on construction. Source: SK Innovation. Newswire The Tech EV Batteries SK Innovation