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Earth wall works as a heat source during the winter.


Here is a preview of the wall that earthLAB is helping to build at Simmenäs, Allingsås, where Daniel and Karolina are building their straw bale house. 31 more words


This Site Has Moved To SuncrestNV.com

Greetings to all of you who have been following me for several years, or are just finding my site for the first time. After many months of careful contemplation, I’ve decided to merge my Sustainable Home Contracting Help blog with our company website  284 more words

Energy Efficient Design

Tedd Benson Keynotes Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Conference

Green building is not a stagnant goal, but rather a rapidly-moving evolutionary process. The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild plays an active role in that evolution, working to turn back carbon emissions, become self sustaining, contribute to local economies, and promote health and community. 1,208 more words


Bensonwood Earns FSC Certification

Bensonwood is proud to announce that we have received Chain of Custody certification from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). FSC Chain of Custody certification provides customers with independent assurance that a product supports responsible forest management. 235 more words

Green Building

Studio III architects' Hero Wednesday: Clean These Rivers?!


“Clean these rivers?!” a question or an exclamation…?
This is an amazing idea…to clean New York Cities Hudson and East River….to the extent that you could swim in them?! 138 more words

Hero Wednesday

Bensonwood Associate's Visionary Design on Display at Boston Society of Architects Exhibit

Urban Timber: From Seed to City,” a new exhibit at the Boston Society of Architects’ Gallery Space, celebrates wood as a natural and sensible building material for cities, while highlighting wood’s adaptability, versatility and extraordinary technical qualities. 955 more words