Choosing Sustainable Building Materials for the Academy
Choosing sustainable building materials was top priority when the Academy was rebuilt. Find out about the material selection and construction process. The lush green living roof of the California Academy of Sciences. Photo by Tim Griffith.
Green building refers to both a structure and the application of processes that are . The state of California also included LCA as a voluntary measure in its 2010 draft Building materials typically considered to be 'green' include lumber from
The Green Building Program is concerned with protecting the environment and environmentally sensitive site planning, resource efficient building materials and on a computer program approved by the California Energy Commission.