Circularity in Construction
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by Christine Davis
3M ago
Circularity in the built environment aims to minimize waste and maximize the life of materials by keeping them in use, or circulating them, for as long as possible. The concept […] The post Circularity in Construction appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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Greener Remodeling Choices: Going green can help you save green!
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by Colin Bristow
3M ago
Did you know that construction waste is the top type of waste added to any landfill? According to a 2018 EPA study, “the construction industry contributed more than 600 million […] The post Greener Remodeling Choices: Going green can help you save green! appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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Induction Cooktops: Countless Reasons to Consider This Technology
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by Amy Musser
5M ago
If you’re concerned about indoor air quality in residential kitchens, you’ve probably heard that gas stoves are going out of style. A new study linked them to one in eight … Induction Cooktops: Countless Reasons to Consider This Technology Read More The post Induction Cooktops: Countless Reasons to Consider This Technology appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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Restoring the Land: An owner-builder lives out a dream high-performance, biophilic, and permaculture-inspired homestead in the mountains of Yancey County
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by Summer Winkler
5M ago
The land that Sheri bought had once been a tobacco farm, part of the neighbor’s family for three generations. Then it was sold to a would-be homesteader whose big promises … Restoring the Land: An owner-builder lives out a dream high-performance, biophilic, and permaculture-inspired homestead in the mountains of Yancey County Read More The post Restoring the Land: An owner-builder lives out a dream high-performance, biophilic, and permaculture-inspired homestead in the mountains of Yancey County appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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Anyone Can Build a Tiny Home: Tiny houses can make home ownership more accessible and sustainable
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by Kalen Breland
5M ago
Most of us dream of owning a custom-built home, designed just for us, but that dream can be very costly and nearly impossible for first time homeowners. However, I achieved … Anyone Can Build a Tiny Home: Tiny houses can make home ownership more accessible and sustainable Read More The post Anyone Can Build a Tiny Home: Tiny houses can make home ownership more accessible and sustainable appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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Sustainable Savings in Swannanoa: Affordable Housing Developer installs new water tech device that nearly cuts their water bills in half!
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by Sally Maher
6M ago
On October 20th, 2022, an Asheville-based affordable housing developer selected one of its newest and greenest multifamily communities to undergo a water efficiency improvement experiment with an innovative company that … Sustainable Savings in Swannanoa: Affordable Housing Developer installs new water tech device that nearly cuts their water bills in half! Read More The post Sustainable Savings in Swannanoa: Affordable Housing Developer installs new water tech device that nearly cuts their water bills in half! appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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Profiles of Local Sustainability Leaders
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by Susanna Shetley
6M ago
Kelvin Bonilla Kevin Bonilla has worked in the field of energy efficiency for over 12 years and has served as the project manager for Green Built Alliance’s program, the Energy … Profiles of Local Sustainability Leaders Read More The post Profiles of Local Sustainability Leaders appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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Love Your Mother: 50 States, 50 Stories, and 50 Women United for Climate Justice
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by Mallory McDuff
6M ago
“Is there anything you’d like to share with your elders?” I asked my two students, pointing to the room with at least 80 adults. “Any words of advice for our … Love Your Mother: 50 States, 50 Stories, and 50 Women United for Climate Justice Read More The post Love Your Mother: 50 States, 50 Stories, and 50 Women United for Climate Justice appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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There’s No Place Like Home: The Story of the Reardon Residence
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by Alesha Reardon
7M ago
Energy Star Certified * HERS 11 * Passive Solar * Solar PV  In 2019, we started to talk about selling our beloved West Asheville home. We knew if we played … There’s No Place Like Home: The Story of the Reardon Residence Read More The post There’s No Place Like Home: The Story of the Reardon Residence appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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Making Solar Accessible: Neighbor to Neighbor Solar program brings free PV systems to families in Buncombe County
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by Summer Winkler
7M ago
Solar energy is one of those things in the sustainability world that has a certain umph to it. It’s long-lasting, attractive, and a great gesture that individuals can do to … Making Solar Accessible: Neighbor to Neighbor Solar program brings free PV systems to families in Buncombe County Read More The post Making Solar Accessible: Neighbor to Neighbor Solar program brings free PV systems to families in Buncombe County appeared first on Green Built Alliance ..read more
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