December 2017 – Sustainability Engineering Group Newsletter Download Newsletter


December 2017 – Sustainability Engineering Group Newsletter

ABC Economist predicts stable 2018 construction economy.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu predicts stability for the construction industry’s economy and expanding nonresidential construction spending in 2018. While construction project backlog and contractor confidence remain high heading into the new year, Basu warns there are risks to the 2018 outlook…

AZ Big Media


U.S. Green Building Council Helps Companies Reach for Zero Waste

More than 130 companies or facilities have signed on for the certification program called TRUE Zero Waste. It was designed to provide a roadmap to achieve high diversion levels; help create a zero waste, closed loop economy; and increase bottom lines.

Waste 360


2018 BIG Idea Challenge Finalists NASA’s Game Changing Development Program

NASA has chosen five finalist teams. Teams were asked to develop concepts for a reliable operating power source that could be put in place on Mars ahead of the arrival of the first humans. The challenge sought concepts for unique designs, installation and sustainable operation of a large solar-power system.



Avg. Home Can Be Purchased for 18 Bitcoins – Cryptocurrency is becoming more mainstream

Redfin found 75 listings nationwide in which the seller mentioned he or she will accept Bitcoin as payment. The seller of a condo in Miami is requesting payment in Bitcoin only; it will cost the buyer 33 coins.

World Property Journal


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Dr. Ali Fakih
Sustainability Engineering Group
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