The first net-zero home under construction from Deltec Homes

The first net-zero home under construction from Deltec Homes

jetsongreen.com 15 Sep '14, 4pm

The first net-zero home from Deltec Homes’ Renew Collection is under construction months after the line launched. The home was prefabricated at their manufacturing facility in Asheville, NC and shipped to Virginia. It will feature passive solar design, solar panels with battery backup, a double stud wall and mineral wool insulation. New homeowner, Marie DeVerneil, a professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County – as well as an organic farmer, member of the sustainability movement at UMBC, and mother of a LEED architect and oceanographer – was adamant on building a home that was as fossil fuel free as possible. Not only does thi...

We are excited to have Maureen Guttman with @ToSaveEnergy present at 2014 Vision 2020!

ecobuildingpulse.com 15 Sep '14, 4pm
We are excited to have Maureen Guttman with @ToSaveEnergy present at 2014 Vision 2020!

Maureen Guttman, AIA, is President of the Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP). A licensed architect with over 25 years of experience in ...

China's Indoor Farming Research to Feed Cities Leads the World

China is thinking big on indoor farming. China is investing significant amounts of effort into developing vertical farming systems to feed it...

Current issue of @gbd_mag highlights #SustainableChicago 2015

gbdmagazine.com 15 Sep '14, 2pm
Current issue of @gbd_mag highlights #SustainableChicago 2015

At the intersection of the envi ronment and local government, language matters. Until recently, most municipalities used the words “environme...

Check out @PassivhausTrust award winning project by @ParsonsWhittley - part of #PedalHaus 20th h…

passivhaustrust.org.uk 15 Sep '14, 7am

Location: Norfolk Completion Status: Occupied and Certified Occupancy: Occupied from Feb 2014 Architect: Parsons + Whittley Architects Consul...

Study: #Daylighting Improves Health, Sleep of Workers

edcmag.com 15 Sep '14, 4pm

New research reported in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine is showing ...

Are you ready to Get up, Green up? World Green Building Week 2014 is just sev...

ukgbc.org 15 Sep '14, 9am

On Monday 22 September, as part of WGBW, UK-GBC is hosting a webinar looking at the Ökobau.da...

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