Architectural, Energy Savings     

Let’s Chat About Energy Conservation

Today we feature a conversation with green builder John Hill. He’s a graduate of Appalachian State University, a leading school for sustainability education and home to the longest running sustainable development program in the nation. Q: Have you always been…


Energy Savings     

Energy Calculators and Other Nifty Tools

Because it’s in everyone’s best interests to lower our energy consumption, there’s a surprising amount of tools out there to promote energy conservation. Here’s a look at a few resources offered right online. ENERGY STAR Calculators The U.S. Department of…


Energy Savings     

10 Ways to Save Energy in Five Minutes or Less

Now that it’s getting colder and the holiday madness is approaching, here are some super simple ways to save energy that you can fit into your busy schedule. They’re quick, painless, and require no knowledge of anything remotely mechanical. If…


Architectural, Energy Savings     

Honda’s Smart Home

Yes, that’s right. Not a smart car or a smart phone – a smart home. Considering that 3D printers are printing food these days, a smart home is not such a stretch. In fact, Statistica says revenue for smart houses…