LEED certification for your green home

No building is as important to you as your own home. If you’re planning on building a new house, why not seek LEED certification? The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) sponsors LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) to promote … Continue reading

Shipping Container Homes

Recycling shipping containers to make homes solves two problems—the plethora of containers piling up at every port in the world and the shortage of affordable housing. Shipping containers represent one of the greatest innovations in shipping in recent years. Before, it … Continue reading

Easy Ways for Offices to Adopt an Eco-Friendly Energy Policy

Contributed by Kim Whitley Lighting, heating, and electronic equipment. These are likely to be the three main consumers of energy in a typical office environment. And therefore three main focuses of workplace sustainability. After all, you’ll need to power the … Continue reading