Adopters to the Architecture 2030 Challenge

The 2030 Challenge found its first adopter in the roughly 80,000 member American Institute of Architects. In May 2006, Architecture 2030 worked with the Mayors of Chicago, Miami, Seattle and Albuquerque to introduce a resolution to the U.S. Conference of Mayors adopting the 2030 Challenge. The 2030 Challenge has made a significant national impact and has […]

The Sustainable Sites Initiative Pilot Program

Green & Main is one of 150 Pilot Projects participating in the SITES two-year Pilot Program (June 2010-June 2012). These projects represent a diverse cross-section of project types, sizes and geographic locations in various stages of development from design to construction and maintenance. SITES Pilot Projects will be the first projects in the United States and […]

How to Reduce Stormwater Runoff at Your Home

The impervious surfaces and lack of natural vegetation in typical cities and towns prevent precipitation from soaking into the ground, thus creating water runoff that pollutes waterways, aquatic ecosystems, and contributes to flooding. While runoff is a problem of immense scale, there are plenty of simple steps you can take to reduce storm water runoff […]