Green Building Construction and Sustainable Design

Steve Glenn, CEO of LivingHomes describes the concepts of sustainable design and green building construction. Examples of prefabricated sustainable houses are highlighted.
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Sustainable design requires a team approach. This includes architects, construction crew, engineers, developers and an engaged client. Over the last 12 months, staff at the National Building Museum documented a “green team” that created PNC Place, a building one block away from the White House that is aiming for Platinum LEED certification. Join curator Susan Piedmont-Palladino as she interviews a cast of characters that made this sustainable idea a reality.
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21 thoughts on “Green Building Construction and Sustainable Design”

  1. Thank you for your introduction I am a mold mildew remediation certified for homes, businesses, We are a full services brick mason, carpentry,  ceramic tile setters. with the environment in mind as it relate to longevity

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  2. Excelente!  Nosotros también trabajamos para difundir las ventajas de la utilización de los productos de madera en cuanto sustentabilidad  y cuidando al medioambiente.  Los invitamos a estar conectados vía Youtube. Saludos!

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  3. Wait, you knocked down two Modernist buildings to make a Modernist building?  You can see the Eisenhower Executive Building (c.1888) undergoing a retrofit in this video.  I imagine it will still be standing there when this PNC building is knocked down to build  greener green building.  

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  4. Seems that PNC has a penchant for sexy buildings… I live in Raleigh, NC and they own the sexiest building here in downtown Raleigh called the PNC Plaza.

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