The Anatomy of Zero Energy in the Arc House
Net-Zero Energy Features Super-Insulated Shell Advanced Windows Efficient HVAC and Appliances Integrated Solar with Battery Storage Passive Solar Design Energy Use Feedback
Environmental Horror Show Goes On with Potential Fracking in the Gulf
Last week, a sinkhole dumped 215 million gallons of radioactive water into the Florida's aquifer. Now, the Feds are set to allow poisonous fracking in the jewel-like Gulf waters For an interactive version of this Center for Biological Diversity map, click here. When you think of a fracking site, the image that comes to mind is probably a bare-scraped well pad in a rural or maybe su...
Will the Other Bill McKibbens Please Stand Up?
Its time for everyday climate heroes in the building industry to lead by example. WHY IS THERE ONLY ONE BILL MCKIBBEN? If you’re holding a conference on saving the world, who comes to mind as a keynote speaker? Bill McKibben. If you wrote a book about living more simply, who will sing its praises on the back cover? Bill McKibben. You might start to think that Bill McKibben the only pe...
Video Explains Why Arctic Ice Melting is On Cataclysmic Trajectory
The data continues to look worse, and this video explains just how dire the situation is:
Advice from the Industry’s Best on Selling and Marketing Green Homes
Yesterday, Green Builder Media hosted a webinar on selling and marketing green homes with CR Herro, VP Environmental Affairs for Meritage Homes. As always, CR delighted the crowd with compelling advice and unique insights into how to turn green building—considered a chore by some builders—into a brilliant business opportunity. Builders haven’t historically been known for their marketi...