Sustainable design and building: green and profitable

Is concern for the environment incompatible with running a profitable business? Do “green” processes make new construction too expensive? Dennis Quaintance, CEO of Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants & Hotels, based in Greensboro, North Carolina, didn’t think so when he decided to design … Continue reading

Sustainability and obesity: consequences of not living green

Sustainability means finding a balance of economic and social goals with ecological awareness in order to minimize damage to the environment. Obesity, the result of an extreme imbalance of high food intake and low physical activity, serves as a good … Continue reading