An article in this month’s Journal of the National Institute of Building Sciences (on page 36) discusses its National Performance Based Design Guide for Buildings (NPBDG) 183 more words
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Six pages of gorgeous images and step-by-step guidelines to create a living roof. The Indigenous Gardener Magazine has done a wonderful job. Be inspired! Enjoy!
This is an accessory dwelling unit that we built as a rental. The house qualified for an earth advantage platinum rating.
The 400 square foot ADU features a vaulted ceiling, concrete floors, and windows providing natural light. 40 more words
In news that gives me hope for the future, the city of Chicago—led by a rag-tag group of urban farmers—will break ground on an urban orchard later this year. 177 more words