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EnviroSpec invites you to our SeminarSeries at the Green Living Show 2014


You are invited to our event that brings architects, product suppliers, builders and homewoners together for an exciting morning of presentations and networking.

The Seminar Series is a chance to… 265 more words

Green roofs an important consideration

Green roofs and garden roofs mitigate the effects of Urban Heat Island and stormwater as well as contributing positively toward biodiversity, energy efficiency, aesthetic value, improved air quality, and recreational space. 109 more words

GreenStar Hospital to Open in Christchurch

In part with Christchurch sustainable rebuild efforts, for the first time in New Zealand, a GreenStar rated hospital has opened.

The hospital is ground-breaking in many ways: it’s structurally safe, state-of-the-art, and of course, 4 Star GreenStar certified. 113 more words

Green homes perceived as affordable to live in, expensive to buy

Much is known about the environmental benefits of building a green home, but many are unaware of their cost-effectiveness. A new survey from Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity International indicates that builders and consumers perceive green homes as affordable to live in but expensive to build or purchase. 123 more words

Getting Started with Homestar

Homestar is a tool that measures the sustainability of houses and apartment buildings. It analyzes a wide range of building features to assess a home’s health, comfort, and environmental impact. 242 more words

Portrait of the Artist as Homestar Runner

I bought pencil crayons! Here’s a very, very hasty self portrait.

I feel like a portrait of me as strongbad would be fundamentally unsatisfying.

I’ve got a fairly big thing in the works, and pencil crayons are involved. 18 more words

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