Going Green

Building Green Series: Part 4

Posted on · Architects have learned a lot about designing buildings that save energy, and that makes it more environmentally friendly by definition. Ed Mayberry has the fourth in our five-part series on building or retro-fitting green, both in commercial and residential construction.

Going Green

Building Green Series: Part 2

Posted on · There is growing interest in the environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient construction of new buildings, and the retro-fitting of existing structures. Those efforts extend to sustainable landscape architecture. This is Earth Day, and Ed Mayberry has the second in our five-part series on building green.

Going Green

Building Green Series: Part 1

Posted on · The Houston City Council will soon consider an updated energy code for commercial buildings. It's part of growing government and private efforts to set more environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient construction standards. Ed Mayberry has the first of our five-part series on building green.

Going Green

Webster Building Installs Grass and Soil-Covered Roof for Energy Efficiency

Posted on · A medical office building in Webster is utilizing a grass and soil-covered roof for energy efficiency. Houston Public Radio Business Reporter Ed Mayberry visited the water-retaining green roof with the landscapers who installed the plants. The building at 251 Medical Center Boulevard was built with a green roof in mind, according to Bruce Gunderson with […]