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Sustainable Trends to Improve Your Home’s Lifespan
Bautex Systems, LLC Jul 12, 2018

You’ve probably heard the phrase “go green” for years now. There is an increasing awareness of environmentally stable and sustainable building materials going into houses all... Read More

Hydroponics for Sustainable Backyard Gardening
Krishna Vansadia Jun 01, 2018

What is Hydroponics? Hydroponics is a type of hydroculture, where plants are grown without using soil, i.e. only mineral nutrients required for the plants are provided. Soil is replaced by a... Read More

LCA – Life Cycle Analysis for Buildings
Krishna Vansadia May 04, 2018

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

Carbon Accounting – Benefits and Steps for SME's
Krishna Vansadia Apr 22, 2018

What is Carbon Accounting? Carbon accounting broadly refers to a process that facilitates measuring the amounts of carbon dioxide emitted by an entity. This entity could be nations, states,... Read More

An Introduction to PACE Financing
Krishna Vansadia Mar 04, 2018

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

What is a Home Energy Audit?
pprince Feb 16, 2018

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

The Importance of User Behavior in Green Building Efficiency
Suelen Ribeiro Jan 25, 2018

Green building is designed to improve efficiency.  Another way to improve efficiency that has a big influence but we do not pay enough attention is “green behavior” - the way in... Read More

"Fumes Across the Fence Line” - Documenting the Causes and Effects of Environmental Racism, and Asking: What are the Next Steps?
Amy Jan 09, 2018

     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

Wood Burning Stoves: An Asset for Part L Compliance?
GreenBuild Consult Ltd Nov 30, 2017

Are wood burning stoves an asset for Part L compliance? Installing a wood burning stove into new domestic developments can help buildings to achieve compliance with Welsh and English building... Read More

Greenbuild 2017 Wrap Up - Some Top Show Moments and Activities
Allison Friedman Nov 14, 2017

Greenbuild 2017 was a whirlwind week!   I am excited to share some top Greenbuild 2017 activities and moments.  Sometimes, I wished I could be in more than one place at... Read More