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Are Hairy Highrises the Green Retrofit of the Future?
Sweden is pioneering a new form of green retrofit which involves the installation of millions of tiny piezoelectric...
Historic San Francisco Building Undergoes Retrofit
San Francisco’s Flood Building has weathered more than most in its time. Now, over a century after it...
LED Retrofit for Street Lighting in Foster City, California
Initiated in 2011, Foster City in California, USA is revamping its street lights to energy efficient Light Emitting...
Boston Deep Energy Retrofit Earns LEED Platinum Status
A Boston apartment block built in the 1960s has earned LEED Platinum status for a deep energy saving...
Global Commercial Retrofits to Almost Double by 2020
The global market for retrofitting of commercial and public buildings will almost double between now and 2020, a...
Making the Most of Your Existing Structure
With money increasingly tight, more and more construction work is coming in retrofits as opposed to new builds.
Could Banks be the Key to NZ Green Building?
Banks could prove to be a heretofore untapped resource in encouraging many to go green.
NSW Close to First Environmental Upgrade Agreement
NSW is following Melbourne in improving the energy efficiency of buildings through refurbishment and retrofits using innovative financing.
Brisbane to Change Power Hungry Built Environment
While Queensland has traditionally been known for its commitment to green ideals, its capital has a very ‘brown’...
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