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 ...
Nearly 1,000 participants and presenters assembled in downtown Chicago this past April for the Affordable Comfort '97 conference. [continue reading]
The North East Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) hosted the 13th Annual Quality Building Conference in Cromwell, Connecticut on March 12-15. [continue reading]
If a nationally known expert on building trends is correct, the home retrofit and remodeling marketplace will become dominated by corporate players who sell contracting services with their products. [continue reading]
Financing and marketing were major topics at the Home Energy Rating System Council-Financing Residential Energy Efficiency conference (HERSC-FREE '96) in San Antonio. [continue reading]
From the cooling climate of Texas to the heating climate of Minnesota, builders met in November to discuss not only the latest approaches to addressing the house as a system, but also how to expand that system to include the environmental effects of building houses. [continue reading]
Huge changes are happening across a variety of industries that will significantly change the way we live. These include the ...
While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...