Category Archives: Green Building

Green Building – Basics

There are many “shades of green” – you have to decide what your priorities are, everyone is different. Use Non-Toxic Building Materials: You can find healthier products for you and your family. Products that are healthier for us are also better … Continue reading

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703 Wickford remodel

The Concept This is a major addition to a one story residence, modern, blending in with the tress and Austin’s Mac Mansions laws. It also provides a chimney design for the least use of AC using natural ventilation. Development Hard … Continue reading

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Green By Design Workshop

GREEN BY DESIGN December 3, 2011 8:30 AM Austin Energy Green Building™ holds its one-day Green by Design workshop four times a year. Austinites preparing to build, buy, or remodel a home can learn how to improve energy and water … Continue reading

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Green – Healthy Building Seminars

George has been building and teaching healthy building practices for many years; come to learn about green building in general, or specifically to learn healthy building practices. More infor mation at www.geoswan.com

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Austin Emerging Projects

The quarterly Downtown Austin Emerging Projects map and database show both public and private-sector projects in and near downtown Austin that are currently under construction or in the planning phase. Downtown Austin Emerging Projects map – revised July 31, 2008 … Continue reading

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Creation of a new material capable of eliminating pollutants by the hydrocarbon industry

This article is published at www.eurekalert.org on 26-Feb-2008 A research team of the University of Granada has managed to produce the most useful material to date to eliminate pollutants such as benzene, toluene and xylene, organic solvents widely used in … Continue reading

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MCS – a better location in Texas?

Question Kathleen wrote: I saw your e-mail address on the MCS-Global website. Just in case you could help us, I’ll ask…. Do you know of areas in Texas where chemically sensitive people have done better with their health? I see … Continue reading

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MCS – Safe Mobile Home?

Question In http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/buildhealthy, Gretchen wrote: Hello, We have an acoustical ceiling in a mobile home…it appears to made from a paper product. We need to use a stain blocker, then paint the ceiling. We know of Bin by Zinser for … Continue reading

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