Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘net zero’

Green Construction: Net-zero construction gains ground in U.S.

Green Construction: Net-zero construction gains ground in U.S.

  Apollo 11 touched down on the Sea of Tranquility with the world watching. The date was July 20, 1969. “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed,” the spacecraft announced. Some hours later Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took man’s first steps on the Moon followed closely by fellow spaceman Buzz Aldrin. Their footprints at [...]

Energy efficient construction gains ground

Energy efficient construction gains ground

My Uncle Dave Wakefield lives in Anchorage, Alaska in a tiny house built when efficiency meant minimal construction cost and square footage. The house, which he’s lived in the past two decades, has changed little since its construction sometime before or during World War II. It has 2-by-4 walls, low ceilings, tiny rooms and a draftiness consistent with old [...]


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