How far will global population rise? Researchers can’t agree

How far will global population rise? Researchers can’t agree

By David Adam, September 21, 2021, Nature The 1980s were a puzzling time for would-be parents in Singapore. The government initially told them to “Stop-at-Two” and backed up the policy with a series of measures to deter couples from having three or more children. It...
Passive house explained

Passive house explained

Passive House is the world’s most stringent energy standard. It incorporates building science-based strategies to minimize the use of energy while maximizing comfort and quality of life. Built to these standards, a building can use 10% of the energy of one built to...
List of Current Energy and Green Rating Systems

List of Current Energy and Green Rating Systems

Buildings are responsible for a little over 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions. There has been a great deal of progress made over the last 30 years to reverse the construction sector’s negative impact on the environment, and create buildings that are...
Acoustics & Noise Control in Design Space

Acoustics & Noise Control in Design Space

In solving noise issues in buildings, it helps to take an objective, systematic engineering approach. Starting with a good understanding of sound, how it travels and how we hear it, we can then proceed to creatively applying a variety of solutions that adhere with...