The tiny home movement has captured the imagination of many Americans, but real estate, insurance and quality issues remain. The solution, says the founder of Mustard Seeds Homes, may be to build—and dream—a little bigger.
How does a city like Austin experience inconceivable growth while maintaining a focus on sustainability and environmental-friendliness? We talk to LUCIA ATHENS, the woman charged with keeping things green in the Silicon Hills.
As high-performance and sustainability become the norm in construction starts, owners of legacy buildings need options to comply with new rules and meet market demand. BIT Building could be their ticket
How an idea to offer drop-off and collection stations for recycling political yard signs spurred participation and collaboration in communities, organizations, and municipalities across the Orlando, FL area.
A conversation with Re:Purpose Savannah’s Executive Director, Mae Bowley, on historic preservation through deconstruction, shared cultural heritage, and challenging the male dominated demolition industry with an all-female team of passionate and determined material preservationists - and in the deep south, no less.
Clint Gooch, founder of Mustard Seed Tiny Homes, discusses the rapidly changing world of city codes, zoning regulations and build quality for Tiny Homes in the U.S.
A special first-look event was held recently in Atlanta for “Beyond Zero”, a documentary in development on the life of Ray Anderson. The founder and chairman of global modular carpeting manufacturer INTERFACE is widely heralded as one of the pioneers and primary influencers in the pursuit of conscious capitalism as it relates to sustainability.
Greenshortz publisher believes short, simple is the way to lead people deeper into sustainability, and his YouTube channel practices what he (very quickly) preaches.
An Atlanta project fuses sustainability with hope as it prepares final stages toward construction.
The group is about to take its 10-prong message to the masses. But the question is, will they be ready for it?
More than ever, it’s easier to keep the outside out and the inside in. One new product , featuring an atomized sealant, claims to have an edge. We take a look.
The 3 IN 1 ROOF system using heat-dispersing material to increase efficiency when solar environment is at its hottest--and least efficient.
Leaders of Friends of Refugees, a Georgia-based non-profit, knew they needed a building. To make the project more attractive to donors by lowering operating costs, executive director Brian Bollinger studied up on high-performance. Here's what he learned, and the facility that will result.
U.S. healthcare providers are among our most prolific consumers of energy on a building-by-building basis, and also one of our largest contributors of waste. Here's how the industry is starting to be mindful of environmental as well as patient health.
Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.
Professional or do-it-yourself options spotlight problems
50% of outdoor consumption goes to waste, experts say
Real opportunity involves incorporating technology during design, construction phases
Fungus can permanently damage homes, threaten occupant health
Setting a budget, proper planning are key