It cost 15 percent more to build
, but chairman and CEO Peter Sodini says, "Our payback should be quick because we will be using 25 percent less energy than a conventionally built store.
Green proponents argue that traditional construction practices disregard both the long-term true cost of construction on the environment and the more immediate health of the occupants of the structures they build
The market demand is not yet strong enough, and it takes awhile to build
In the older buildings, you gain certain architectural qualities that you just don't get in new schools, like beautiful daylight, high ceilings and durable, timeless materials we can't afford to build
with in today's school market.
Although some consider the design futuristic - unlikely to transform America's conventional housing stock any time soon - it is intended to be accessible to individuals of modest means who want to build
an affordable eco-home today.
A program for at-risk urban teens, Health Jam blends education with entertainment to minimize risky behavior and build
But Ball noted that 1,000 bricks will be saved and used to build
a memorial to Building 3.
Safe NYC Project includes the following guidelines: