Curious about best policy implementation practices in the Green Roof revolution?
When populations grow, how can a city expand with existing infrastructure? Do green roofs work for all communities? How do we manage stormwater? What role does federal funding play?
Answer all of these questions and more… […]
Want to get the most from your condensing boiler? Lower the temperature.
by Roy Collver
One of the most effective energy saving technologies we have available to us right now, is the condensing boiler. Coupled with a well-designed low temperature hydronic heating system, it is easy to […]
3 Necessary Features for Your Drilling Job Site Management Plan
‘Drilling Job Safer, Cleaner With a Site Management Plan’ by Brock Yordy
This article originally appeared in National Driller
Drilling is a disruptive process in which most of the damage is created subsurface and is never seen. The […]
Download Ann Edminster’s Free Tool ‘Minimize the Energy Your Building Needs (Energy Free: Homes for a Small Planet, Chapter 4)’
This chapter from Edminster’s award-winning, residential zero-energy primer covers key performance issues such as building geometry, enclosure design, comfort strategies and systems, and water heating. She also […]
Vaughan Woodruff answers student questions regarding drainback systems on the Solar Approaches to Radiant Heating discussion board…
Student 1: I have several questions on drainback systems for you…
When the solar storage tank has satisfied and the system goes into drainback, what happens at the collector?
Twenty years ago a colleague gave me a portable carbon dioxide (CO2) monitor to use during my training sessions. These sessions were often in small, inadequately ventilated rooms loaded with too many breathing trainees. Tony suggested that I try to determine at what CO2 level […]
Are you an engineer interested in the electrical design of motors?
According to Ken Lovorn, President and Chief Engineer at Lovorn Engineering, designing electrical systems for motors is far more than just multiplying the ampacity of the motor by a Code factor. It is important to […]
Updated from the original printing in SPIE Vol. 1094 Thermosense XI (1989)
Since November of 1985, FOAM-TECH has been utilizing an I.S.I. Model 91 Videotherm Camera to quality control the installation of foamed in-place (injected) polyurethane and polyisocyanurate insulation. Monitoring the injection of foam into the […]
The solar industry received a holiday gift this year in the form of the extension of the ITC. But we aren’t entirely out of the woods. Numerous threats to NEM and rate cases at dozens of utilities across the nation stand to fundamentally change the […]
Become a Green Roof Professional:
Are you looking to earn your Green Roof Professional (GRP) accreditation? Download a free practice exam and answer key created by Jordan Richie, Director of Education for Green Roofs for Healthy Cities. […]
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