Deconstructing Deconstruction

By |2021-04-09T11:22:03-04:00April 9th, 2021|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Green for Business, Green for Homes, Reused Building Materials, Waste Diversion|

What is Deconstruction? The EPA estimated that around 600 million tons of construction and demolition materials were thrown away in the U.S. in 2018. These discarded materials come from building demolitions and renovations and their total weight is more than double that of all other yearly U.S. municipal solid waste. A great

High Performance Building: New Builds

By |2021-01-06T17:29:43-05:00January 6th, 2021|Construction, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Green Build, Green for Homes|

Home Energy Efficiency The Center for EcoTechnology (CET) helps building and design professionals design and build homes and multifamily buildings that meet today’s cutting-edge standards for performance. We have expertise and experience in high performance multifamily projects, many of which are affordable housing projects. CET also works on high performance single-family homes, including Net Zero

High Performance Building: Stretch Codes

By |2020-12-28T12:29:00-05:00December 28th, 2020|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Green Build, Green for Homes, Home Energy Ratings, Uncategorized|

What is a Stretch Code? 40% of all of the energy consumed in the U.S. is consumed in buildings, and many states have implemented energy efficiency building codes to try and reduce the carbon footprint of the built environment. Massachusetts has been at the cutting edge of these building codes since 2008 when they passed

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