Water Conservation

There would be no life without water. We highlight the best ways to conserve this precious resource.

ARTICLES

Getting the Water Right

March 5, 2014
Protecting fresh water begins at home for a research center dedicated to this valuable resource.
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Will It Stay or Will It Go Now?

March 5, 2014
Drought has likely been a feared calamity since humans realized we needed water to survive.
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Building for Mind, Body and Soul

The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
February 4, 2014
The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
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Rewriting History Through Adaptive Reuse

An adaptive reuse project gives an old industrial facility the chance to change its ways and become an example of the future instead of a piece of blight from the past.
December 2, 2013
In the early 2000s, the Ambler Boiler House's trademark smokestack changed from a symbol of ruin and blight to one for adaptive reuse instead.
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Sustainable Fun with a Spray Playground

October 3, 2013
As part of a $500 million public/private effort to sustainably revitalize one of the most economically and socially depressed communities in the Greater New York area, sustainability shares the stage with fun at a new park.
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The Importance of Reducing Restroom Resource Waste

October 3, 2013
Bathrooms can present untapped opportunities for sustainability and savings in commercial buildings.
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Higher Education Design: Implementing Zero-Plus Energy Strategies

August 6, 2013
When conserving energy becomes a thing of the past, the newest approach is finding ways to create it.
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The Center of Attention

A new student services center at a prominent university in Boston provides students with a chance to learn and play outside the box.
August 1, 2013
The LEED Gold certified Center for Student Services is Boston University’s (BU) new gateway to campus student life and services as well as the winner of EDC’s Excellence in Design Award for Educational New Construction.
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Water Shortage to Boost the Membrane-Based Water, Wastewater Treatment Market

June 6, 2013

Revenues to double by 2020; customized membrane systems likely to be most sought after.


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Survey: Strong Interest in Water Reuse by Chinese

June 5, 2013

Chinese are more concerned with water quality and water availability for future generations than Americans and Singaporeans.


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2013 Top Products

In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.

Podcasts

Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
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2014 April

Check out the April edition of EDC along with the announcement of the EDC On the Go app!
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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.

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