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Sustainable Brewing: A Small, Solar-Powered Company in the Business of Beer
Throwback Brewery: where great beer, solar and sustainable business practices collide. In 2010, co-Founders Annette Lee and Nicole Carrier opened their brewery in North Hampton, New Hampshire with the vision to create 100% locally-sourced beers, as well as to promote other aspects of sustainable business.
Almost six years later, they’ve created a thriving brewing community, a successful sustainable business, […]
FREE Lecture: High Performance Building Assemblies
Take Peter Yost’s Free High Performance Building Assemblies Lecture today.
Spend an hour learning about building assemblies with Peter Yost of BuildingGreen. Heat dries them out, so the more we manage energy flows through our building assemblies, the more we need to manage moisture on, in, and through those same assemblies. This lecture covers just how heat […]
Passive House Design: An Investment in the Future
This is a guest post by Mike Duclos. He is a Certified Passive House Consultant and principal and founder of DEAP Energy Group, a consultancy providing a wide variety of deep energy retrofit, zero net energy, and Passive House related services.
This article is intended for the following readers:
Architects and other building industry professionals interested in […]
3+ Ways to Replace Spray Foam Insulation in Your Basement
Here’s a discussion feed from one of our best-selling courses, Zero Net Energy Homes. In the discussion, one of our students asks Marc Rosenbaum for foam-free ways to retrofit her New England basement.
Here are the alternatives to spray foam discussed below:
Expanded cork board insulation
Rigid rock wool
Mineral wool batt to conform roughly to the rubble wall […]
Renewable Energy Lessons From Harvard Business School’s Study on U.S. Competitiveness
On November 15th, Harvard Business School hosted a discussion on ways companies and other stakeholders can boost U.S. competitiveness. It took place at The Henry Ford in Detroit, and the case discussion was about the rise, fall, and rise of the Big Three U.S. automakers. The room was packed with auto industry insiders and other […]