The US National Trust for Historic Preservation presents this short piece on the true costs of home construction and demolition. The group aims to show that it is untrue that older homes are "energy hogs." This webpage...
This class exercise from Kirk Garrison is intended for construction students learning about home insulation and heating. The class will learn to calculate heat loss in a home by using an online home heat loss...
This document from Christopher Higginbotham of Forest Grove High School in Forest Grove, Oregon, outlines a project in which his high school students build a sustainable "Viking House" each year. The brief document...
This document is a proposal for the course "Sustainability and Utopias" from Jeff Hartnett of Marylhurst University. The document outlines the purpose of such a course, desired learning outcomes, a planned writing...
This presentation from Michel Maupoux was given at Portland Community College's 2009 Summer Sustainability Institute. The presentation is largely visual and includes photographs of adobe, bamboo and stone houses in the...
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