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A Definition of Environmental Sustainability

Definition of Environmental Sustainability The definition of environmental or ecological sustainability is simple.  Everything we need for our survival and well-being depends on the environment.  Environmental sustainability produces and preserves the conditions under which humans and nature can co-exist, while satisfying the social, environmental and economic needs of the present generation without compromising the ability […]

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How to Prevent Global Warming

How to Prevent Global Warming

Global Warming Causes Global warming is caused by the release of carbon emissions into the atmosphere.  When carbon gases are released in the air, they act like a blanket shield that traps heat in our atmosphere and warms up the planet.  Scientists quantify it as the rise in average temperature of the Earth’s surface and […]

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LEED Green Associate Certification, Exam and Study Guide

leed green associate certification and exam

What is LEED? Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is an accreditation system developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) to identify buildings that follow certain environmental design guidelines.  To achieve certification, the building requires a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) to help the project with design strategies and documentation that needs to […]

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