Reaping the Benefits of Existing Tree Cover
It’s a paradox in residential construction: Developers clear a wooded lot to create housing, and one of the first things the new owners do is buy small trees to plant on the property. ...
According to a former NASA engineer, in the several years prior to the Challenger space shuttle accident, quality assurance—then known as quality control—at NASA had ... [continue reading]
Last December Denny Park, an affordable housing project in Seattle’s South Lake Union area, broke ground. When completed, the Denny Park Apartments will include 50 residential units over ... [continue reading]
If you happened to be in the Monterey Peninsula Airport in Monterey, California, between December 2004 and May 2005, you were treated to a very interesting display of water heaters, both ... [continue reading]
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released new voluntary guidelines that will help conventional home builders to incorporate environmental practices into home building. The guidelines project was ... [continue reading]
Say you are a home performance professional and active in the green building movement. Do you ever wonder if flying to a conference in a distant state, or even ... [continue reading]
Homeowners may continue to enjoy their single pane glass windows and gain energy efficient advantages for up to 80% ...
Last summer, DOE issued new efficiency standards for furnace fans, which are a little-known energy hog that may be lurking ...