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Maid Sailors Cleaning Service We're an on demand residential and office cleaning service founded in 2014. We offer apartment cleanings, home cleanings, office cleanings, work from home cleanings,...
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The 25th International Passive House Conference, September 10 & 12, 14 and 15 The 25th International Passive House Conference,...
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, In Person and Online, September 21-23, San Diego, CA The time has never been better; the need has never been greater. Greenbuild brings together leaders...
Certified Green Building Professional (CGBP) Training, Online, July 20-23 Become familiar with the main principles of green building and the systems approach to the design,...
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ZeroEnergy DesignProduct : Custom Green Home Design
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Did you know that the Appraisal Institute published and offers a Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum? This document...Read More
Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. is working on an exciting new whole house renovation and deep energy retrofit. You’re invited to...Read More
A somewhat unexpected result of the 2020 COVID19 pandemic seems to be increased interest in gas-powered leaf blower and related bans. The virus of...Read More
Have you wanted to see an induction stove at work? Check out this Green Building Myth Busting video by Green Builder Matt Hoots and Lisa...Read More
Robert "A.J." Patton and Erica Johnson, childhood friends who grew up in low-income communities, recently launched 548 Capital LLC, a...Read More
According to author Jeff Dondero, "Americans are burying ourselves in our own waste. It’s befouling our air, land, waters,...Read More
If states and city governments are serious about meeting their clean energy benchmarks, they must do better at reaching minority and...Read More
It’s hard to preach about sustainable living when just owning or renting a home seems to be a hardship for more people than not lately. Who can...Read More
Become a LEED Green Associate! Free LEED Exam Prep...
Once you get back from Greenbuild, you'll probably want to become a LEED Green Associate. We've got you covered with our free LEED Prep...Read More
A Look at Biophilic Design: Creating Space to Nurt...
In 1925, Henry Beston wrote The Outermost House, in which he chronicled a year spent alone on a Cape Cod beach. His solitary time revealed...Read More
According to Wikipedia, the definition of a passive house is “is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing...Read More
Brooklyn is known the world over for things small-batch and local, like designer clogs, craft bourbon, and artisanal sauerkraut. Now, it is trying to...Read More
"Energy efficiency is a way of managing and restraining the growth in energy consumption. Something is more energy efficient if it delivers more...Read More
There is a direct correlation between climate change and buildings, according to the World Green Building Council (WGBC) CEO Terri Willis. With the...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....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
What is Building Electrification? Building electrification might sound complicated, but the concept is actually both simple and critically important. Electrification means using electricity...Read More
As the pandemic of COVID-19 continues to ripple through society and as we think through how to restart the economy, sport and entertainment facilities are emerging as a clear challenge. How can...Read More
History and relevance As we seek to find ways to transform our carbon based economy into a sustainable one, the idea of a carbon tax is gaining traction. A carbon tax aims to decrease the...Read More
A Common Sense List of Dos and Don'ts for Dealing with COVID-19 and Indoor Air Quality in Your Homes and Workplace
The CDC, EPA and other agencies are giving us practical ways to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus such as social distancing and washing hands. While these are essential, there are...Read More
In ancient Greek and Roman architecture, open-air courtyards functioned as the center of the home complete with gardens, fountains, and sculptures. The courtyard, or peristyle as it was known,...Read More
Curbing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions traditionally centers around the reduction of fossil fuel dependence in our society. While arguably the most effective initiative, we cannot ignore our other...Read More
The basis for the principle of conservation, and why we should care when a species goes extinct, is that every life form plays an important role in the ecological balance of the earth. However, the...Read More
So you’re considering steps to make your home more energy efficient but don’t know where to start. Well, you’re on the right track - energy efficient means using less energy and...Read More
The oceans are rising, the animals are dying, and the Earth is heating up. Young people know it. Adults know it. The politicians and millionaires refusing to address the issues know it. The question...Read More
The research for green building improvement is bringing a new trend to the sustainable field. The discovery of shipping containers as buildings material is providing benefits to the environment and...Read More
Despite its space-age name, building electrification is a relatively simple, yet potentially significant initiative. Instead of using the combustion of fossil fuels to operate buildings, it is now...Read More
Students spend the majority of their day at school during their most crucial development years. In this time schools must be a creative thinking space, source inspiration and develop responsibility....Read More
Introduction The term Urban Heat Island (UHI) refers to an urban area, which experiences significantly higher ambient temperatures when compared to a nearby rural or sub urban area. It is a result...Read More
Buildings are a complex system divided in many indoor environments, which can cause a positive or negative impact on occupants’ health. People usually spend the most of their time indoors at...Read More
What is LCA: Life-cycle assessment (LCA, also known as life-cycle analysis, or cradle-to-grave analysis) is a technique to assess environmental impacts associated with all the...Read More
Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE, financing was created as a means to finance energy upgrades/installations for commercial and residential properties to make them more energy efficient. The...Read More
Living in in an older home in Massachusetts, I know how important it is to make sure your heating system is ready for winter. Nothing is worse than having your system break down in the middle of...Read More
"Fumes Across the Fence Line” - Documenting the Causes and Effects of Environmental Racism, and Asking: What are the Next Steps?
A study released in November of 2017 produced by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) the Clean Air Task Force (CATF) and the National Medical...Read More
News & Social Media
Low Carbon Multifamily Retrofit Playbooks - Available Online f...Posted on 05/08/2021The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Steven Winter Associates and the Building Enegy Exchange... more
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta - 2021 Affordable Housing Pr...Posted on 05/05/2021Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta - 2021 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) General Fund - Apply by Friday June 4! Do you work for a... more
Parsons Healthy Materials Lab - 6th Annual Healthier Design In...Posted on 05/01/2021Parsons Healthy Materials Lab - 6th Annual Healthier Design Innovation Contest - Apply by Monday May 17th! Does your work... more