26 Apr '11, 4pm

Green Construction Needs to Go Viral:

Green Construction Needs to Go Viral:

Many people, (me included) are intimidated by the unknown. Green construction has been one of these unknowns. There is so much to know and so many facets of green design and building that it typically seems to just scare people away. Up until recently I thought green building contractors were exotic species of the construction trades. I was deterred by thinking that I had to get this or that certification to be a green contractor or that every house I built or remodeled needed to have photovoltaic panels on the roof, or each material component needed to be analyzed in a complex matrix of comparison to like materials to determine which the greenest choice was. Maybe You Already are Green! Recently I started selling memberships to a local non-profit green builder’s organization here in Lake Tahoe called SiGBA (Sierra Green Builders Association) whose mission is to “educate a...

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