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Making Homes More Disaster Proof; Reaction to Grace & Corbett Lunsford and Matt Risinger

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Our homes and buildings have to become more adaptable and resilient, which means they must be able to endure d… more...

0 replies | 13 views | Posted on: 05/23/2022

Reactive Sensors and Controls for Home Ventilation, Featuring Corbett Lunsford

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Matt Hoots is right that the age of reactive, or smart, sensors is really just about here.  We’re goi… more...

0 replies | 27 views | Posted on: 05/21/2022

How to get FULL value for your GREEN Home: Key Points to Consider in Buying and Selling

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

If you've got 5 minutes to learn about protecting the value of what is likely to be your key asset, it's w… more...

1 replies | 145 views | Posted on: 05/21/2022

Disaster Ready Homes + How Some Regulations in Atlanta have unintended additional positive outcomes

Posted by: Matt Hoots

#GreenInfluencerATL group members Grace and Corbett Lunsford interviewed YouTube superstar Matt Risinger about disas… more...

0 replies | 19 views | Posted on: 05/21/2022

Top chefs prefer induction cooktops over gas cooktops

Posted by: Matt Hoots

We only interviewed one chef; however, all attendees agreed that induction cooking was superior to gas cooking. S… more...

0 replies | 15 views | Posted on: 05/19/2022

Mitsubishi Electric- Plant and Training Facility Tour

Posted by: Matt Hoots

In order to go All-Electric and power your house with the sun, the HVAC system needs to be electric as well.  M… more...

0 replies | 25 views | Posted on: 05/19/2022

For Sale: Healthy, Energy Efficient Micro-Farm in Concord, MA

Posted by: David Bearg, P.E.

20 Darton Street in Concord, MA is looking for a new owner! This is where I have lived for over 45 years and it is ti… more...

0 replies | 362 views | Posted on: 05/13/2022

Example of a Net Zero Energy Renovation - IBS 2022 Home Tour | Saw Horse Design

Posted by: samanthaklein

  A recently renovated net-zero energy renovated home was on display at the 2022 International Builder&rsquo… more...

0 replies | 284 views | Posted on: 05/13/2022

SIEMENS VersiCharge Series - Universal Chargers for Electric Vehicles

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

It’s great to see product evolution in what pretty much feels like real time.  Green Builder Matt Hoots… more...

0 replies | 418 views | Posted on: 04/21/2022

Mini Split Cold Weather Design Advice and Guidelines, with Mitsubishi

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Your mini split might work better if you don’t bury it under the snow… In all seriousness, Shawn from… more...

0 replies | 669 views | Posted on: 05/18/2022

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I need a fabulous water-based poly or other eco floor coating

Posted by: Allison Friedman

I need a recommendation for a water-based poly. When I mentioned using a more environmentally friendly floor coating, I… more...

15 replies | 5917 views | Posted on: 05/13/2015

The Green Brick Wall

Posted by: StyroHome

If you attempt to build a "GREEN" home almost anywhere in America fo probably will run head-on to the Invisible Green Wa… more...

7 replies | 2456 views | Posted on: 10/08/2015

use of linoleum flooring in bathrooms

Posted by: Christine O.

Does anyone have any practical experience with linoleum, such as Marmoleum, in a bathroom? The general contractor with w


6 replies | 5107 views | Posted on: 08/21/2017

Clean Power

Posted by: Steven Fitzgerald

The EPA Clean Power Plan is the nation’s first comprehensive effort to reduce carbon pollution from electric power pla… more...

5 replies | 2611 views | Posted on: 05/01/2015

Details / Specifications

Posted by: Louwrens van der Walt

Is there a company that supplies detailed drawings / specifications for the various green construction methods such as s


5 replies | 1339 views | Posted on: 03/14/2019

Please help my Mother-In-Law with a simple Intro to MDF products :)

Posted by: Allison Friedman

My mother-in-law is building a new home, and she wants an introduction to the difference between MDF and "real wood." I… more...

4 replies | 3098 views | Posted on: 05/06/2015

How do you determine how "green" a cabinet is?

Posted by: Jonathan Cabinet Representative

When looking at purchasing cabinetry for you home or business, what do you look for? I look for domestically manufactur… more...

4 replies | 2483 views | Posted on: 06/04/2015

Green Building Myth Busting: Nope, You're Not Allergic to Wool (Video)

Posted by: Rate It Green Team

Matt Hoots is always ready to bust a myth.  Recently, he was talking with Daman Dillon and Kristine Hart of C


4 replies | 4195 views | Posted on: 12/24/2020

NESEA's BuildingEnergy Boston Conference & Expo - March 7-9, Boston

Posted by: Allison Friedman

New England Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) BuildingEnergy Boston Conference & Expo March 7-9, Boston Seapor… more...

3 replies | 1532 views | Posted on: 01/06/2017

Can heat pump water heaters extend the life of your EV?

Posted by: Christopher Matos-Rogers

In a recent weekly room on Clubhouse, we were busting performance myths about all-electric homes.  Naturally,


3 replies | 6249 views | Posted on: 10/09/2021


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