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Will Tesla Build Homes?

April 30th, 2018 | by Kurt Lowder

I know, I know, I know!!! Tesla needs to finish the Gigafactory and ramp up Model 3 production. Then, Tesla has to start production of Model Y, the Tesla Semi, and a Tesla pickup. However, my ADD mind cannot stop thinking about Tesla homes (and commercial buildings), and I just got a flicker of hope that this may come true!!!


Climate Hawks Want Wood (Video)

July 29th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Green Building Elements. By Dawn Killough Wood buildings store carbon, instead of burning it up in manufacturing and [&hellip


Energy Efficiency Versus Renewables: The Great Green Debate

October 5th, 2009 | by Derek Markham

With the recent surge in money going towards renewable energy research and implementation, many people are forgetting a key factor in reducing our impact on the environment, energy efficiency. Focusing on retrofitting existing buildings with energy efficient upgrades first is key to combating climate change. It not only saves energy it improves the viability of renewable energy generation.


How the Stimulus Bill Helps Green Building

September 9th, 2009 | by Derek Markham

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed into law by President Obama in February to stimulate the sagging US economy. As it is the most comprehensive and lucrative sustainability bill ever passed, it sets a serious standard for the United States government and its people to follow. Besides being very complicated there are both negative and positive aspects to this bill, which I breakdown as best as I can



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