China Thinking Big on Going Green

China Thinking Big on Going Green

In the United States, green-certified building development has become more and more common. But did you know that China is actually the world’s largest green building market? In fact, China eclipsed the United States with more than 1 billion square feet of certified...
Passive House Green Building

Passive House Green Building

Passive House is an international standard for green building which reduces a buildings footprint on ecology. Passive House was created in Darmstadt Germany. And has a much larger concentration in Europe, but is swiftly increasing it’s penetration in the United...

PlaNYC: Make it a Social Movement

Central to the City’s sustainability efforts is PlaNYC, the monumental program linking hundreds of greening initiatives across City operations. Yet how sustainable is PlaNYC itself? As a project of the Mayor’s Office, it was created almost completely by government...
EcoChi For Interior Design

EcoChi For Interior Design

Every space has a life of its own, and impacts us as we go about our lives. Our actions, energy and thoughts, as well as our physical well-being, are all profoundly influenced by our surroundings. The design, color scheme, textures, light, furnishings, accessories and...