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Mr. Handyman of Colorado Springs If you’re looking for a Colorado Springs handyman, trust the skilled professionals at Mr. Handyman of Colorado Springs. We’re here to help with both residential and...
Texan Residential Services Whether you need a minor repair, cleaning, or want to install an entirely new roof, gutter, chimney, UV light, or more, Texan Residential Services can provide you with...
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Webinar: Carbon and Energy Roundtable, December 16, 9 am EST Join the BE+ Carbon and Energy Roundtable, a venue for architects, designers, construction managers, and...
Free Webinar: Applications of Regenerative Agriculture: Hemp-Based Energy Storage, December 16, 6... The development of hemp-based energy storage will play a vital role in facilitating the graceful transition...
2021 Aprilaire Evaporative Humidifiers – Installs, Specs and Benefits, Thursday December 9, 3 - 4... Join us for a technical discussion on our complete lineup of power and bypass evaporative humidifiers....
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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
Our video conversation above, part of the full "Behind the Walls" webinar playlist, shows how the Passive House Standard...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
Researchers from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health have compiled a guide for improved health in commercial buildings; they seek to...Read More
Did you know that the Appraisal Institute published and offers a Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum? This document...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
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
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
It’s a fairly well known generalization in the building industry and beyond that we spend up to 90% of our time indoors, so it seems that most people would agree easily enough that the quality...Read More
The #1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse Project: A Deep Energy Whole House Retrofit and Green Building Virtual Reality Experience
Welcome to the #1920sMakeoverATL Project! See the Virtual Tour Below, or Click to Visit the full-view version! Green Builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. and his team and Project...Read More
I started my landscaping company, EcoQuiet Lawn Care, back in 2014. Some friends of mine had expressed interest in the industry and spoken to me about the opportunities they saw in electric...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
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
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
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
Humidity Control - Protecting Your Investment, and Health - Ou...Posted on 09/30/2021Hello, Rate It Green Members and Friends! Fall is the perfect time to talk about humidity. And even fight about it? Things... more
How Much Do We (All) Really Know About Indoor Air Quality (IAQ...Posted on 08/31/2021Welcome to our August Green Building News! This month, I am excited to kick off what I trust will be an impactful set of... more