7 Ways to Build Green
Her seven ways are:
- Build a passive solar design.
- Ventilate attic spaces.
- Optimize your heat and AC systems.
- Reduce water needs.
- Use renewable or recycled materials.
- Safeguard your site.
- Use safe materials.
Sustainable architecture is an exciting and important field, with many people reviving traditional methods of building and others creating innovations to established practices. Kelly Hart, webmaster of the popular website www.greenhomebuilding.com, posts text and photos featuring what he discovers from around the world.
Kelly Hart has been involved with green building concepts for much of his life. He has also worked in various fields of communication media, including still photography, cinematography, animation, video production and now website development. Kelly has lived in an earthbag/papercrete home that he built and consults about sustainable building design.