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Green Book Review – The Good House Book

Don’t think this book is just for building your escape-from-reality rustic log cabin in the mountains. The homes featured in this book are those with modern conveniences such as electricity, running water, and glass windows – well, unless you want to live in a yome and Snell addresses that too.


Green Book Review – Good Green Homes

Good Green Homes is well-presented for a homeowner to understand. Pithy quotes from the book include, “We can’t keep throwing things away – becuase there is no “away.””


Definition and Product of the Week 05.29.2010

Each Saturday, we post a definition and a product of the week so that you can learn more about going green and what makes particular products green. This week, we’ll define what is URBAN INFILL and the product of the week is GLIDDEN LIFEMASTER PAINT.


Definition and Product of the Week 05.22.2010

Each Saturday, we post a definition and a product of the week so that you can learn more about going green and what makes particular products green. This week, we’ll define what is GREEN ROOF and the product of the week is Q COLLECTION.


Interview with Brenda Thompson of O Ecotextiles Part 4

“This experience with my son’s reaction to latex, led me to question other chemicals that we were exposed to on a daily basis (paint, fabric, furniture, etc.) and how these materials impacted our health.” Brenda Thompson


Interview with Brenda Thompson of O Ecotextiles Part 3

“Being eco-conscious has also changed the food I eat. I’m a big supporter of organic food. Yes, it’s more expensive, but isn’t our health worth it?” – Brenda Thompson


Interview with Solar Energy Expert Joe Gordon – Part 3

Joe Gordon shares with us the impact of becoming more eco conscious, “I sat back once and calculated the amout of water I’m saving every year by doing this, and I came up with 750 gallons!”


Interview with Solar Energy Expert Joe Gordon – Part 1

Joe Gordon of Solar Service tells us about the impoartance of solar energy and various practical uses.


Interview with Susan Olson, LEED AP – Part 2

We’re finishing our interview with Susan Olson, LEED AP, who is a sustainable flooring expert. She shares with us her personal and professional thoughts on going green.