US Green Building Council to tour Fayetteville tiny house Thursday – Fayetteville Flyer

Photo: Don Shreve. Graphic: U.S. Green Building Council. Wanna get a first-hand look at the Fayetteville home featured on Tiny House Nation recently? You’ll get a chance this week. The U.S. Green Building Council will host a “Bike-itecture” tour of three Fayetteville homes on Thursday, March 16, and locals Asha Mevlana and Ryan Van Duzer’s […]

The White House Silences the DOE Solar Energy Team on Twitter … – Inverse

A social media blackout has struck at another U.S. government department. On Thursday, it emerged that an internal email to the Department of Energy’s SunShot solar program is telling employees to not post anything to Twitter or Facebook about work “until further notice.” The note, sent to the 50 staff members working on the project, […]

Terraced 'agritecture' house combines architecture with urban agriculture – Treehugger

There’s a growing international movement to develop more urban agricultural opportunities in our cities, whether it’s “vegetable yardens” in our front yards, large rooftop farm installations, or even windowfarms in small apartments. Of course, the ability to grow your own food could very well be a feature that’s actually built into your house. That’s what […]

World Environment Day: Easy fixes to make your house eco-friendly – Hindustan Times

Conserving natural, non-renewable resources is no longer a subject for scholarly debates or armchair activism; it is a reality that 1.25 billion Indians struggle with everyday. We are no strangers to day-long power outages and two-hours-a-day water supply. This World Environment Day, it is therefore prudent to chose a sustainable, eco-friendly lifestyle instead of just […]

Eco-friendly Clearwater Commons recently completed a 7th house – HeraldNet

BOTHELL — The most environmentally friendly new home in Snohomish County is hitting the market, and Tom Campbell has high hopes. But living green hasn’t always been easy. Campbell’s family set out with a group of acquaintances a decade ago to push the bounds of low-impact development by building their own neighborhood called Clearwater Commons. […]

House passes compromise solar energy bill – The Sun Chronicle

The Massachusetts House passed a compromise solar energy bill Wednesday, but environmentalists say it falls short of what is needed. The bill lifts a cap on credits for selling solar energy to utilities that had been reached or nearly reached in many sections of the state, including those served by National Grid, such as the […]