Green Building 101

May 5, 2011

Here is the full line up of our Green Building 101 Series published thus far. Take this challenge with us as we learn how to build sustainably from the ground up. Green Building Elements updates links as the articles are published.

A Sustainable Building Takes a Unique Approach in Dublin, Ireland


Green Building Elements: The Foundation

How Space Defines Us in Terms of Sustainable Building

Debunking Myths of Green Building and Remodeling

Land Use, Protection and Re-use

Financing and Budgeting Green Building and Renovations

Choosing a Budget for Sustainable Renovations and How the Energy-Efficient Buildings Pays for Itself

Green Building: Design Phase

Using Bioclimatic Design to Build a Passive, Sustainable Dwelling

Green Building Materials

Selecting Building Materials from Nature

Originate’s Natural Material Showroom

Renewable Energy for Green Building and Construction

Renewable & Sustainable Energy or Nuclear?

Tapping into Geothermal Riches

Using Solar Energy for Renewable Power

Future of Hydropower is Small

Biodiesel is the Fuel of the Future Not the Alternative


Photo Source: Jude Doyland via Flickr



Susie Kim-Carberry

Susie Kim-Carberry is a professional writer who's been featured in numerous publications, both in print and online. She started as a features writer for The Bayonet Newspaper in 1997 and studied print journalism at the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Media. Kim-Carberry is currently focusing on online media as a freelance writer, content producer and also serves as a site editor for Important Media. A self-confessed travel addict, her other equally important job is being a semi-crunchy mom to her two daughters. She tries to maintain a balanced life through her yoga practice and secretly dreams of being a Parisian one day.