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New Study Shows That It Can Be Better to Renovate Existing Green Buildings Than Build New Ones | Ecocentric | TIME.com

Phil Ashley

PHIL ASHLEY

 A study by the Preservation Green Lab of the National Trust for Historic Preservation shows building reuse almost always has fewer environmental impacts than new construction—which means we’d be smart to spend at least as much time renovating existing buildings as we do lionizing fancy new green construction.

 

via New Study Shows That It Can Be Better to Renovate Existing Green Buildings Than Build New Ones | Ecocentric | TIME.com.