Sustainable Building

What is Energy Star?

What is Energy Star?
April 22, 2014 No Comments »

ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. Results are already adding up. Americans, with ... Read More »

What is LEED?

What is LEED?
March 15, 2014 No Comments »

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) is a world wide recognized green building certification system, providing verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies intended to improve performance in various areas such as water efficiency, ... Read More »

Cape Cod Green Building

Cape Cod Green Building
April 14, 2012 No Comments »

Green Building on Cape Cod is becoming more popular as demands for energy efficient homes and sustainable energy sources increase. Organizations such as Cape Light Compact, which focuses on energy efficiency and advocacy, and Cape & Islands Self-Reliance, which promotes ... Read More »