Green Builder Media's Vantage: Getting in Lockstep on Climate, The Making of a -17 HERS House, NetZero Passive House Retirement Mecca

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Green Builder Media's Vantage: Getting in Lockstep on Climate, The Making of a -17 HERS House, NetZero Passive House Retirement Mecca

December 18, 2014 Edition
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Learn more about how this super-efficient home used innovative approaches with HVAC, ductwork, and the building envelope to achieve an impressive -17 HERS rating.

Holiday eating doesn’t just expand our waistlines and add to the epidemic of obesity but it also stresses landfills. We can fix this. - See more at: http://www.greenbuildermedia.com/news/leftovers-are-as-hazardous-for-landfills-waists#sthash.kNEKDe64.dpuf

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 9:00am

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Getting in Lockstep on Greenhouse Emissions After two weeks of somewhat frustrating and sometimes heated negotiation, delegates representing 196 countries at the COP20 meetings in Lima reached a climate change agreement on Sunday that, if enacted, would commit every nation across the globe to reduce its rate of greenhouse gas emissions.

Five Green Innovations Before you say "nothing ever changes," here are five energy and water-saving innovations to be grateful for this holiday season. Happy Holidays!

Leftovers Hazardous for Landfills Holiday eating doesn’t just expand our waistlines and add to the epidemic of obesity but it also stresses landfills. We can fix this. Here are some great ideas we all can consider.

VISION House Tucson White Paper Available Learn more about how this super-efficient home used innovative approaches with HVAC, ductwork, and the building envelope to achieve an impressive -17 HERS rating.

Living Together, Living Green In Taos, famous for its artists and lifestyle, long-time area residents Ross and Kristin Ulibarri built their Passive House, in the Valverde Commons Cohousing Community, a short walk from downtown. Read about both the green and the social elements of this unique home.

Shave Square Footage With Sliding Doors This new hardware package from Johnson Hardware allows you to put in a sliding door, as opposed to a standard swinging door, and saves about 14 square feet of space in a hallway or room.

Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.

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