24 Sep '14, 7pm

Affordable Prefab House Project in Vietnam: S-House 2 Costs US$4000

Affordable Prefab House Project in Vietnam: S-House 2 Costs US$4000

is a writer, producer, and director. Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.

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WWII Air Base Gets Turned into Sustainable Farm

WWII Air Base Gets Turned into Sustainable Farm

greenbuildingelements.com 24 Sep '14, 7pm

When they reached their new purchase, the family found the premises were dotted with the remains of old Nissen huts (known...

UChicago-Argonne National Lab Team Improves Solar Cell Efficiency

UChicago-Argonne National Lab Team Improves Sol...

greenbuildingelements.com 25 Sep '14, 6pm

New light has been shed on solar power generation using devices made with polymers, thanks to a collaboration between scie...

A little historical perspective on solar energy: The Birth of On-Grid Rooftop Photovoltaics via @GBelements

A little historical perspective on solar energy...

greenbuildingelements.com 25 Sep '14, 4pm

Over a hundred years later, after the Oil Embargo of 1973, when interest in solar surged, the federal government failed to...

John Perlin Series: Five Major Breakthroughs in Solar Energy – Part II

John Perlin Series: Five Major Breakthroughs in...

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Sep '14, 11pm

Recent excavations at Erlitou, China show solar architecture in full bloom. Settled two thousand years after Banpo, Erlito...

What is LEED? – Energy and Atmosphere

greenbuildingelements.com 23 Sep '14, 4am

An additional point can be earned by developing a plan to continually monitor data points to assess the performance of the...

USGBC Members Select Best of Building Awards Winners #greenbuilding

USGBC Members Select Best of Building Awards Wi...

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Sep '14, 4pm

This is the inaugural year of The Best of Building Awards, which celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizatio...

Have You Ever Seen an Amish Barn-Raising? (Video)

Have You Ever Seen an Amish Barn-Raising? (Video)

greenbuildingelements.com 23 Sep '14, 8pm

The red-painted Amish barn is an icon of American architecture, but very few Americans, today, have ever seen a barn being...

Norway “Plus House” Makes More Energy Than it Uses

Norway “Plus House” Makes More Energy Than it Uses

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Sep '14, 4pm

Last time I checked, Norway has a rather cold climate, so keeping the Pilot House toasty warm year round using only solar ...

White Roof Saves $2.40/Sq. Ft. Over “Dark” Roof

White Roof Saves $2.40/Sq. Ft. Over “Dark” Roof

greenbuildingelements.com 22 Sep '14, 6pm

Painting roofs a more reflective color in a bid to reduce costs is hardly a new idea, of course. We’ve covered the topic f...

John Perlin Solar Energy History Series: Part III

John Perlin Solar Energy History Series: Part III

greenbuildingelements.com 29 Sep '14, 8pm

By the first-century CE, the Romans had made a major breakthrough in solar technology by being the first to use transparen...

Green Materials Report: Metal Roofing #greenbuilding

Green Materials Report: Metal Roofing #greenbui...

greenbuildingelements.com 20 Sep '14, 6pm

series. GBE is providing information on various building materials and what makes them green. Each post focuses on one mat...

Links Leading to Today’s Solar Revolution

Links Leading to Today’s Solar Revolution

greenbuildingelements.com 03 Oct '14, 9pm

The discovery of the direct conversion of sunlight into electricity by a solid-state device happened due to the failure in...

Net Zero Buildings = the Future of the Commercial Market

Net Zero Buildings = the Future of the Commerci...

greenbuildingelements.com 30 Sep '14, 9pm

and President/CEO of Turner Building and Science Design William Turner predicts that the pace of growth in Zero Energy Bui...

U.S. Wood Design Awards

greenbuildingelements.com 18 Sep '14, 4am

is a writer, producer, and director. Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to Clean...

Amazon Heats Building With Data Center Waste Heat

Amazon Heats Building With Data Center Waste Heat

greenbuildingelements.com 29 Sep '14, 6pm

In addition, the company is planning the creation of a “heating district ” – several buildings that will heated using the ...