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Five must-know terms associated with sustainable housing

With all the talk about building more sustainably, here are five terminologies to get you started.
Indoor air quality

The dynamics of indoor air quality

This post takes a look at indoor air quality and what compromises it.
Solar panel on roof

Read this before jumping on the renewable energy bandwagon

With the ever-increasing calls for a switch to renewable energy to power our homes, there are some fundamental elements that need to be considered first. This post highlights some of these elements.
Low income housing facility

Let’s talk about our urban residential facilities, shall we?

This post takes a look at the different types of housing available in our cities, taking cognizance of the different income levels and tastes of city dwellers
Green building

A primer on the environmental dimension of a green building

This post discusses the relationship between a green building and environment.

The built environment as a tool in the climate change fight (ii)

There is an enormous potential for the design and operation of buildings to reduce carbon emissions. Find out how in this post.
Sustainable cities and communities

Here is why we need to embrace sustainable urban planning

There is the need to put sustainability in the middle of our urban planning efforts. Read on to find out why.
An integrated design

A quick guide to the integrated approach to building design

Did you know the building design process takes on a new approach with the addition of a new design team member? Find out more in this post.