suburban development

Why the American Dream of owning a big home is way overrated, in one chart by Sustainable

From 1978 through 2015, the median size of the single-family home increased every year until it peaked at 2,467 square feet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Then, in 2016, that number began to shrink, albeit ever so slightly.

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Energy efficiency leads to job and GDP growth in Canada, new research shows by Sustainable

Sometimes complex issues require surprisingly simple solutions. When it comes to tackling climate change, burning fewer fossil fuels through more energy efficient buildings is one straightforward way to rein in carbon emissions. 

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