Phoenix Rising: Lessons Learned from Katrina
Energy-efficient homes play a significant role in post-Katrina rebuilding in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.
Energy-efficient homes play a significant role in post-Katrina rebuilding in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. [continue reading]
Asdal Builders achieved an 80% reduction in energy use in an existing home without sacrificing the comfort of the occupants. [continue reading]
Although the structural damage to a home from flooding cannot always be prepared for, the use of flood-resistant materials can minimize the cost of rebuilding. [continue reading]
As this NASA photo shows, after Katrina most of New Orleans suffered from extensive flooding. Two investigative trips led to worthwhile lessons. [continue reading]
Although coping with hurricanes is difficult, it does offer the opportunity to make homes more energy efficient and comfortable. [continue reading]
The longer mold grows, the greater the potential hazard and the harder it is to control. [continue reading]
Testing and first-hand observation provide the best available information about how to rebuild. [continue reading]
Artists converting old industrial buildings into studio live/work spaces is a familiar story in many urban areas, but the conversion of a decrepit former factory into Brookside Artists Housing came with numerous twists and turns. [continue reading]
Today’s housing market is incredibly competitive. Constructing homes that sell and that continue to delight homeowners for years ...
When most people think about ways to save energy in their home, their minds first go to insulation. It makes ...