Popular in Environmental

Resilient Construction

3 Ways to Use Building Codes to Slow Climate Change 

Architects, builders, manufacturers, and inspectors have a role to play in improving energy efficiency and resiliency through building codes


Is Cross-Laminated Timber Really a Green Solution?  

Cross-laminated timber (CLT), is touted as a more sustainable option for building construction than concrete and steel. But is it really?

Energy Efficiency

2020 IECC Will Lead to Significant Carbon Emissions Reductions

The 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is nearly finalized.


Concrete Industry Reduces Carbon Footprint by 13% Over Five Years

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) members have lowered their carbon footprint by 13% in five years, according to an association new


A Problem in Common: Balancing Regulations With Environmental Stewardship

When it comes to finding the balance between fees and regulations and addressing issues of environmental stewardship and housing affordability, we should keep in mind that we all caused this problem, so we all should share in the costs and solutions to fix it

Smart + Resilient Cities

Bay Area Communities Struggle With What to Do About Rising Sea Levels

The Pacific Ocean has risen 4 to 8 inches along the Northern California coast over the last century, and is expected to continue to rise two to thr


Florida Residents Most at Risk of Property Damage Resist Flood Warning

A study of an information campaign to inform Florida residents of the risk of flooding due to sea-level rise produced a surprising result.

Tool Enables Comparison of Carbon Emissions from Construction Materials

The Carbon Leadership Forum has released the Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (“EC3”) tool.

Trump Administration Drops Obama-Era Rule for Wetlands and Streams

The Trump Administration revoked the 2015 Waters of the United States rule that defined which waterways were subject to federal regulations.

Report: 'Ballooning' Cities to Triple in Size by 2030

A new study by global research nonprofit the World Resource Institute estimates that by 2030, ci

Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access


Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.

Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.