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Resilient Design: Building Green Means Building to Last

Some people, when they look at how to design a home that is “green,” and efficiently uses resources, often look back to the days of old, when houses were built to last as well as with a consciousness of the environment in which one lives. Many terms these “resilient homes.” They are built to stand the test of time and be efficient in their use of resources.

January 17th

Sustainable Building Course for Working Adults

As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of college and university programs that expose students to sustainability either through the classroom or through working projects and installations on campus (or a combination of both). Most of the programs I’ve featured, though, tend to focus on the “traditional” undergrad student — the 18-21 year old […]