Daily Archives:February 7, 2013

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Using Flow Meters To Improve Building Energy Efficiency

We write a considerable amount of content concerning improving a building’s energy efficiency and how to manage it with a flow meter. This guest article from Sara Thompson provides some useful information on the subject. Buildings in the United States accounted for 41 percent of the nation’s energy consumption in 2010, 44 percent more than […]

February 7th

Depp Helps Publish Woody Guthrie’s Long Lost Novel about Natural Building

We came across this post from Rhonda Winter at Ecolocalizer concerning Woody Guthrie’s writing about natural building. [repostus] Depp Helps Publish Woody Guthrie’s Long Lost Novel about Natural Building (via EcoLocalizer)   In 1947 Woody Guthrie wrote House of Earth, a fictional story about struggling young sharecroppers, poverty and building sustainably with dirt and natural […]

February 7th

The Building’s Green; What About the Equipment That Built It?

The building has been planned carefully as an eco-friendly model. Careful attention to detail in selecting building materials was paramount. The heating and air conditioning was not only environmentally sound but the ventilation system had been thoroughly tested on a scale model for maximum design efficiency. Selection of the location was precise for orientation, natural […]

February 7th