Beyond Building: Training for the Green-Collar Economy
Ely Flores, a 2005 graduate of a YouthBuild program in Los Angeles, is a Grid Alternatives outreach manager and works with low-income families to install solar panels to reduce their home energy costs. At Greenbuild 2012 in ...
Now in its eighth year, the Affordable Comfort conference again drew record attendance--with more than 1,000 participants including 184 presenters meeting in Philadelphia this March. [continue reading]
The Energy Northwest Conference held in Portland, Oregon, in late April brought together representatives of weatherization and energy assistance agencies as well as utilities from Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Idaho to focus on residential energy-efficiency. [continue reading]
Homebuilders from across the U.S. and Canada, and as far away as India and New Zealand, convened in Dallas February 23-26 for the twelfth annual Energy Efficient Builders Association conference. [continue reading]
Why aren't we building more energy-efficient homes in this country? Technology and our understanding of home performance have evolved dramatically over the past ten years, but for the most part, these new technologies and techniques are not evident in the field. [continue reading]
If the mood at the first joint conference of the Energy Efficient Building Association (EEBA) and the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) was any indication, the energy-efficient building industry is coming of age. [continue reading]
While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...
Although the concept of geothermal energy is one that's been around since Ancient Romans were snap-whipping their buddies with towels ...