While we may not be doing anything extraordinary to celebrate Earth Day this year, we are considering the ways in which we can renew our commitment to protecting this great planet we call home. As a triple bottom line company, we have pledged to consider the environmental impact of everything we do. No easy task
History teaches us that we don’t learn from history. Knowing what we did of history, many forecasters predicted that the deregulation of our financial system would ultimately be unsustainable and lead to collapse. In fact, there were many empirical warnings that the system was failing including admonitions from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. On March
The Northwest Ecobuilding Guild is an association of builders, designers, homeowners, tradespeople, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in ecologically sustainable homes. Of its seven regional chapters, Seattle (Central Puget Sound Chapter) is by far the largest, which is no doubt because of the large pool of green building professionals and eco-minded homeowners that live here.
How to Retrofit Your Home is a workshop that we highly recommend. Not only will it be right on target with addressing health and sustainability issues, but it’s taught by some of our favorite industry professionals. These guys are down on the ground walking the talk, making it all happen! Robert Burns, of Envision Homes,