It’s a win for everyone when you find the kind of organization in which your talents can flourish.But we live in a working-world filled with changes:1. A CEO may decide it's more profitable to become a manufacturing-focused company than a sales &am… Continue reading Your Talents, Your Career, and Change
Michelle Kaufmann Studio has launched a new line of homes called the Zero series.
As the name implies, the Zero series homes are all about nothing…nothing wasted, that is. The designs abide by the same basic tenets as Kaufmann’s iconic Glidehouse: s… Continue reading Michelle Kaufmann’s New Prefab Series Explores the Power of Zero | TreeHugger
Having a housing world full to the brim with green energy options, running from many variations of wind power to solar geothermal and biofuels, one of the most effective and low-cost energy options exists is the simple passive house like the Boston hom… Continue reading Passive Houses Worth Examining to Save Energy
The impact of the U.S. buildings is surprisingly large, with CO2 emissions alone approximately equaling the combined emissions of Japan, France and the United Kingdom for transportation, industry and buildings.
A typical residential energy audit takes approximately five to six hours, with the first step being a complete building analysis looking at the square footage and volume of the structure, the construction materials and building methods used, and the ag… Continue reading Local Reno Firms provide RESNET Energy Audits, BPI Building Analysis & Retrofit Solutions
At its annual convention in June 2010, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) released a reporting tool for firms participating in its ?2030 Commitment.? Over 100 firms have now signed on to the commitment, which is a more pragmatic, step-by-st… Continue reading AIA Releases 2030 Energy Performance Reporting Tool
Image via Wikipedia Link: Monitoring bridges: Early warning system for rust developed Damage to concrete bridges caused by rust can have fatal consequences, at worst leading to a total collapse. Now, researchers have developed an early-warning system for rust. Sensor-transponders? Related articles by Zemanta Tracking down rust (eurekalert.org) Internet Connected Bridges (brighthub.com) Ohio’s tallest bridge … Continue reading Monitoring bridges: Early warning system for rust developed