Green Design

Construction site

What Is LEED? – Sustainable Sites

Published on August 27th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

This is the second post in a series on the LEED green building rating system.  The first post provided an introduction to LEED. Sustainable Sites The first category of LEED prerequisites and credits has to do ... Read More


Alternative Fuels

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Water and Sunlight the Formula for Sustainable Fuel

Published on August 26th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

This news on water and sunlight  from Australian National University is worth reading. An Australian National University (ANU) team has successfully replicated one of the crucial steps in photosynthesis, opening the way for biological systems powered ... Read More


Energy Efficiency

C-SIS exterior sheathing system

Exterior Sheathing System Improves Energy Efficiency

Published on August 26th, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

Composite Panel Building Systems announced the introduction of a new sheathing system that can improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings and homes, as well as new construction projects.  The C-SIS exterior sheathing system combines insulation, ... Read More


Green Design

LEED certification

What is LEED? – Introduction

Published on August 21st, 2014 | by Dawn Killough

This is the first post in a series about the LEED rating system for green buildings.   LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.  It is a green building certification program that requires a ... Read More


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