2/26/2010
Dan Chiras discusses the differences between power purchase agreements and lease programs, and the benefits of taking advantage of either.
2/19/2010
Learn more about this building project, which utilizes SIP technology combined with an unusual geometry.
2/11/2010
Enacting a law requiring builders to orient new homes toward the sun  would drastically reduce home energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
2/4/2010
Dan Chiras talks about the benefits of passive solar design.
2/3/2010
The Evergreen Institute's application to provide continuing education for LEED accredited professionals has been approved by the U.S. Green Building Council. A variety of workshops meeting required standards are now available for those interested in anything from solar electricity to straw bale construction.
2/1/2010
The old rules of building suggest that, at a certain point, additional insulation would result in diminished returns — but those rules no longer apply.






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