25 Feb '17, 6pm

One of our own sharing 3 ways to make #sustainability stick for your green building

One of our own sharing 3 ways to make #sustainability stick for your green building

Keep your high-performance building standing tall and make sure green benefits last Making sustainability stick is a major aspect of residential green building, and it all boils down to the occupant. Builders and architects can design and construct a beautiful high-performance home, a monument to green building, and it’s all for naught if the occupant neglects to change the air filter or leaves the outdoor hose running to overwater their native azaleas. When it comes to the long-term sustainability of a home, the homeowner needs to be engaged. As a child, I remember the old infomercial for the Ronco Rotisserie Oven that played on TV when I stayed up too late at night. It had the famous catchphrase, “Set it and forget it!” This is what people do to their homes, though a home is not a rotisserie oven. The catchphrase should be, “Set it and develop a pattern of good practices...

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2016/3-ways-to-make-sustainability...

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