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 ...
How do you join poorly educated, unemployed youths with low-income residents, weatherization agencies, and contractors in a partnership that benefits all of them? [continue reading]
In some circles, 1996 will be remembered not so much for the summer Olympics, but for an event that occurs even less often-a multifamily energy conference. [continue reading]
For the past decade energy specialists and weatherization professionals have been meeting at Affordable Comfort conferences to share their experience and learn from others. [continue reading]
The Building Energy conference is one place where people are not afraid to talk about their philosophies. [continue reading]
A combined demonstration home, resource center, and training facility for energy-efficient building will open in June in Atlanta, Georgia. [continue reading]
Smart building design and construction professionals know that a building is more than a sum of its parts—it&...
I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...