Passive Survivability: A New Design Criterion for Buildings

Buildings and their occupants are vulnerable to threats ranging from storms and rising sea levels to accidents and terrorism. In this feature article, EBN describes how to design and construct buildings to maintain livable conditions in the event of extended power outages or loss of heating fuel or water.

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Product News & Reviews

New Delta Showerhead Advances State of the Art

The Delta Faucet Company's newest showerhead delivers a satisfying shower using only 1.6 gallons of water per minute.

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Kohler Enters the Waterless Urinal Market

The Kohler Company has introduced two stylish, vitreous-china waterless urinal models.

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Humanity Overshoots Biological Capacity by 39%

U.S. Homes Continue to Grow

Petroleum Net Imports Reach a New High

Norton Claims Increase in Wetlands

Landowner to Pay for Clean Water Act Violations

New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Plans 5 MW Photovoltaic System

Wisconsin Commits to Green Building

Florida Partnership Promotes Green Affordable Housing

Green Roof Industry Reports 80% Growth

Toronto Commits to Green Roofs

WBCSD Aims for Climate-Neutral Buildings by 2050

FSC to Develop Risk Registry Program

Rose Starts Smart Growth Investment Fund

CTG Opens Northeast Regional Office

PBS to Air "design: e2"

SBIC Releases New Version of Energy-10

BOMA Launches BEEP

May 2006

Volume 15, Number 5

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