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Study Finds Green Homes in Texas Show Increase in Value by $25,000
AbbieKnight Jul 12, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin and the United States Green Building Council conducted a new study that suggests new homes in Texas that are built to meet green building standards such as LEED... Read More

Green Options for Your Home Exterior Walls
Bautex Systems, LLC Jun 27, 2017

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.... Read More

Carbon Pricing: Transitioning from Fossil Fuels to Renewables
Matt Z. Jun 23, 2017

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, 2016... Read More

Healthy Soil - One Solution to Climate Change?
AbbieKnight Jun 15, 2017

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... Read More

Green Building Community Affirms Commitment in Reaction to Paris Accord Withdrawal
AbbieKnight Jun 12, 2017

On Thursday, June 1, President Donald Trump announced that America would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, an agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change... Read More

Investing in Green Building Can Lead to Better Health and Productivity
Matt Z. Jun 12, 2017

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 health... Read More

The HouseZero Project
AbbieKnight Jun 02, 2017

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... Read More

Greensburg Kansas: Setting the Example for Other Cities to go 100% Renewable
Matt Z. May 26, 2017

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... Read More

Communities Across the US are Committing to 100% Renewable Energy! Here are Some Sources for Information.
Allison Friedman May 17, 2017

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

Get Money for Your Green Upgrades

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... Read More

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