Technology and design are inextricably intertwined in the world of green building. During the last year, we’ve seen some fascinating technologies and clever designs that have the potential to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment in a new way. I hope you enjoy this review of innovation culled from our archives of the last year.
Innovative Lifewall Living Facade Tiles by Ceracasa
Ceracasa unveiled Lifewall, a modular living wall tile for exterior applications made in one square meter panels that uses drip-water irrigation and can support a variety of plants. Read more.
Woolly Pockets Showing Up Everywhere!
Simple vertical gardens for interior applications can now be installed by a crafty DIYer. Various sizes and options are available for a few hundred dollars or less. Read more.
Niagara Has a Stealthy New Efficient Toilet
Niagara Conservation unveiled Stealth, a WaterSense product and the world’s only 0.8 gallon per flush high-efficiency toilet. It’s quiet, too. Read more.
Roof Integrated Solar Goes with Ceramic Tiles
Good summary of some new green technologies. Check out the full article here.