building

the building sector is responsible for 48% of all fossil fuel energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. We must transform the building sector into a central part of the solution to the climate change crisis.

achieving a carbon-neutral build environment with architecture and Edward Mazria. architecture2030.org

a resource for the design of zero-carbon, adaptable and resilient built environments worldwide. 2030palette.org/building

consider a structure's shape and orientation on a site, add cool roofs that reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat. solar reflectance (SR) of > 0.7 and thermal emittance (TE) of > 0.75.