Green Construction

  • Going Green: Sustainable Interior Design

    The word green has been floating around for years. Recently, however, more people are looking to create green residential and commercial buildings. Want to be more sustainable yourself? Learn more below.
    By Misty Faucheux June 29, 2011 

  • Yurts & Similar Structures as Permanent Homes

    Using tents for year round shelter may seem extreme but it isn’t. It is just as feasible as a solid structure, and in some cases is a better solution. Mongols lived in Yurts for hundreds of years as they traveled without leaving behind any of the...
    By KennethSleight June 29, 2011 

  • Innovative Ways for Industries to Think Green

    In order to reduce their carbon footprint, companies must embrace innovative ways for industries to think green. Doing so will offer not only environmental benefits, but economic gains as well. Companies may find that thinking green makes good business...
    By weborglodge June 28, 2011 

  • Green Construction: Eco-Friendly Dwelling Ideas

    Green construction is one way that builders can differentiate their homes from the hundreds of thousands of homes on the market. Eco-friendly dwellings won't stay on the market long. Many people from different walks of life desire to live in a home...
    By Meg C. June 28, 2011 

  • Housing for the Future: Green Prefab Houses

    Green prefab houses are the lightweight, easy to construct, easy on the environment solution for the problem of affordable green housing.
    By Finn Orfano June 28, 2011 

  • Composting Toilets Operation and Selection

    A composting toilet is an aerobic processing system whereas most waste water systems are anaerobic. This is a faster process which uses less water and is also kinder to the environment. It also protects areas from discharge of effluents. Various types...
    By Jayant R Row June 28, 2011 

  • Envirolet VS BioLet Composting Toilets

    There are two major producers of composting toilets on the market today and those are the companies of BioLet and Envirolet. Learn more about each one and find out which one is the better buy when comparing their features and types.
    By Laura Jean Karr June 27, 2011 

  • How Does a Passive Solar Heating System Work? Direct, Indirect & Isolated Gain

    Passive Solar Heating Systems fall into three categories: direct, indirect & isolated gain. Your climate, and building situation will decide which type of system you need to use
    By 00orange00 June 25, 2011 

  • Passive Heating And Cooling

    Passive Heating and Cooling Technology uses the natural movement of energies in and around a building to heat and cool the building. The first step to using passive heating or cooling in a building is neither in heating nor in cooling. It is in conserving...
    By 00orange00 June 25, 2011 

  • Replacing Wood Structures with Plastic Lumber in City and State Parks

    This article provide helpful information about the advantages and drawbacks of using plastic lumber for park site amenities and municipal structures such as picnic tables, benches, fences, docks, and decks.
    By Erik Hinrichsen June 20, 2011 
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