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Idaho Green School Challenge With Jen Ellis & Bekah Spille

Jenn Ellis, US Green Building Idaho Green Schools Advocate & Bekah Spille with the Boise  School District discuss the Idaho Green School Challenge. A program of the US Green Building Council Idaho Chapter, the Idaho Green School Challenge engages k-12 students and staff and volunteer community mentors to brainstorm projects that positively impact the school and the environment. 113 more words

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Solar & Electric Vehicle Home Retrofit

John Weber is on to a new home project after completing a super efficient, net zero home a few years ago that he built from the ground up. 167 more words

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How green is bamboo really?

When it comes to building green, bamboo is one of those easy-to-grow renewable materials that generally top the green building list.

It’s natural properties are what set it apart from other timber products being lightweight and having the weight-for-weight strength of mild steel. 88 more words


GBI Forms Consensus Body to Revise ANSI/GBI 01-2010

The Planned Update of GBI’s Approved American National Standard will Commence with First Consensus Body Meeting Set for September 5 – Participation Available to the Public… 104 more words

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The Eco lodge design idea sticks firmly to the concept of minimalist architecture where basic shapes are applied to the design skeleton hence considering the material and overall environmental aspect. 163 more words


Designing Sustainable Communities - Austin, TX

Here is a draft proposal for a rehabilitation of a few blocks in Austin, TX. The provision of multi-modal transit will help integrate and re-activate this area between Guadalupe and 38th street.