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Featured Posts
Although many believe that battery electric vehicles have overshadowed fuel cells and for good reason, as they appear to be both more efficient and...Read More
This spring California has seen a low demand for power during the day while solar energy continues to be churned out by panels that are able to sup...Read More
Consider signing this NRDC Petition: We Can Not Abandon the Paris Agreement! The NRDC has created a petition to let the President know we can n...Read More
I have been pleased to recently discover NEWHAB - the Network for Energy, Water, and Health in Affordable Buildings. That's a long title, and...Read More
Check out Daylight Hour, a social media campaign run by the Building Energy Exchange to raise awareness about utilizing natural light in day-lit of...Read More
"Energy efficiency is a way of managing and restraining the growth in energy consumption. Something is more energy efficient if it delivers mo...Read More
President Trump has frozen four important rules that were created to promote greater energy efficiency, and this seems to be step one of a larger p...Read More
America's first offshore wind farm began generating energy off the coast of Rhode Island last month. This wind farm is called the Block Island...Read More
Can better thinking and better health be found in green-certified buildings? New research says yes. Both indoors and out, the built environment pla...Read More
Do you ever find yourself wondering what policies are in place for Green Building across the nation? The United States Green Building Council (U...Read More
I came across this the other day. I thought it was interesting because there is some cynicism involved with taxpayer money going into green spaces ...Read More
Green Tips For Composting At Home: If you’re thinking about taking up more green living practices, composting can be a great place to start. W...Read More
Although long popular, Energy Star has recently become a top symbol for energy conservation and going green, helping save families and businesses $...Read More
SunEdison: Where Did It All Go Wrong? Lessons and impacts from the collapse of the world’s largest clean energy company. Just six months in, ...Read More
If you are looking to ‘Go Solar’ there are many great options available, but one option worth looking into is Community Solar. The term Communi...Read More
Over the past fiscal year, the U.S. solar industry has grown dramatically as we move into 2016. With over 135,000 installations emerging in the fir...Read More
As a commercial building owner, you can achieve significant short and long term savings by installing solar power. The benefits of solar include op...Read More
Denver’s status as one of the nation’s most intense urban heat islands has spurred a group of activists to propose a “green roofs” ballot i...Read More
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Planning Livability Instead of Aging in Place
By: Olga G. Alvarez, ASID, IIDA, CAPS, LEED-AP ID+C, EBOM, GGP

When trying to define the word “sustainable”, what comes to mind is somethin


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It is no secret among environmentally conscious building professionals that greener buildings display benefits that go beyond the monetary savings afforded by decreased energy and operational costs

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"High performance homes" is a term that’s bandied around a lot. We’ve found that many people don’t really understand exactly what it means or the benefits of owning a high performance home un

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Imagine being able to trade electricity with your neighbors in a cheap and convenient way. For some Australians, this unique use of solar energy is soon going to be a reality. A group of energy tec

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A fixer-upper’s guide to find money for residential energy efficiency upgrades.
 

For first-time homebuyers who are willing to put in a little sweat equity, and make their new homes mo


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We've been hearing and reading excitedly recently that communities are committing to running 100% on renwable energy... First there were 5, and then the number rose to 23 and counting!  Cities are

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In 2007, the small town of Greensburg, Kansas was hit by a devastating tornado, which destroyed most of the town and seriously damaged the rest of it. Desperately in need of reconstruction, the Gre

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Harvard University, Snøhetta, and Skanska Technology have collaborated to retrofit an 80-year old timber-framed former house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a project they call HouseZero.  Purchased

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Some clear reasons to build green include the environmental benefits as well as the lower energy costs of green buildings. However, a third main reason that may not be as obvious involves the healt

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It is known that healthy soil can create productive farmlands; however, Kate Scow believes soil can also be used to store carbon. When you think of a defense against climate change, soil is not the

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In 2016, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels exceeded 400 parts-per-million for the first time and are predicted to stay above that threshold, perhaps for the rest of our lifetime. To no surprise, 20

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The world today is constantly making efforts to go green and what better way to join the green revolution than to start at home. Green homes are designed to be eco-friendly and sustainable. They’

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