Green Architecture

I had the pleasure to listen in on a conference call today that featured a wonderful resource. William McDonough is a leading expert on “ecologically, socially, and economically intelligent architecture”, according to his firm’s website. The call was inspiring. He is a strong proponent of improving work environments. He stressed that better air quality and natural lighting drive dramatically improved productivity. He had a lot more to say, but in a nut shell, he is an important global player in the middle of the current Green movement. He has co-authored a book called Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things.

We also had a Horst Engineering Green Team Meeting today. We brainstormed more ideas about improving the sustainability of our business. The time is definitely right to learn more about this topic, but more importantly, to make some changes.

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