Published on April 27th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan


Looking at Embodied Energy when Building Green [VIDEO]

In a great discussion of how you need to look beyond the surface, both literally and figuratively, when trying to build a green house (or making other decisions in life), in this TED talk below Catherine Mohr looks at how complicated evaluating different options in a green light can be.


Here’s the “Catherine Mohr builds green” TED video.

The last part is definitely something to think about if you are considering building a new house or renovating one.

Image Credit: Wa-J via flickr/CC license

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