Volunteer and help prepare for the build sessions starting April 24. Volunteer days are the first 3 weekends of April. RSVP below. Included is a tour and a demonstration on aquaponics with free lunch. 😉
Trump Reverses Obama’s Mortgage Fee Cuts on First Day. Soon after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, his administration undid one of Barack Obama’s last-minute economic-policy actions: a mortgage-fee cut under a government program that’s popular with first-time home
This vision was the beginning of what is now known as the Earthship – a remarkable feat of sustainable living. The environmental, economical, and ethical reasons for living in an Earthship – or any self-supporting home for that matter – are abundant. Whether you are breaking ground on a new home or would like to incorporate these concepts into your existing dwelling, read on for a breakdown on the principles of the self-sustaining home.
The mainstreaming of affordable and energy-efficient small and tiny homes into our cultural consciousness has picked up tremendous momentum in the last few years, leading many to characterize it as a movement in its own right. Even though tiny homes won’t be a fit for everyone, they could potentially help address critical issues like over-consumption and debt, while growing alternative and more sustainable building practices on a larger scale and making housing more affordable.
Buyer Beware. Falling costs and increasing adoption are wonderful news for clean energy, but now is not the time for celebration. A new report from the U.S. Department of Energy suggests that the costs of renewable technologies are tumbling, and with it their adoptions soaring. But despite the good news, we can’t become complacent.
A City of San Diego program to incentivize affordable housing developments and sustainable buildings by offering permitting in half the time of standard projects is underperforming, says a December 2 report from San Diego’s city auditor. According to the city’s
HANGZHOU, China (AP) â€” Mostly unnoticed amid the political brawl over climate change, the United States has undergone a quiet transformation in how and where it gets its energy during Barack Obamaâ€™s presidency, slicing the nationâ€™s output of polluting gases
Looking for advice from people in Virginia about building codes. I’m trying to choose a county where I can start my own farm. I’d like to use traditional building methods – hay bales, earthship, sand bag type architecture, and cut
When steven mankouche first saw the house at 3347 Burnside Street in Detroit, in 2013, it was buckling and scarred with burn marks. An artist named Andy Malone, who lived nearby, had just purchased the lot for $500 and was
The kitchen was eye-popping for all the wrong reasons, remodeler Dan Kradzinski recalls. Dark brown oak cabinets with medieval-style handles. Birch-colored counter. White appliances. The backsplash was rust-colored brick, the walls the color of an overripe nectarine. The room had