Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage July 7, 2014

Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage July 7, 2014

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Vantage Newsletter
Monday, July 7, 2014

The Rocket Ride I’m not generally one to boast, but, today, I can’t help myself. Green Builder® magazine has won a prestigious award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE), Best Residential Trade Publication. 

Green Garages Whether you are building a new garage or updating an existing one, your garage offers an excellent opportunity to reduce your environmental footprint—and realize many health, comfort and financial benefits while you do.

Exclusive Webinar: Lester Brown on Food Shortages Rapid increases in population, soil erosion, and rising temperatures are all contributing factors to the volatile food situation the world faces. In one if his newest books, Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity, Lester Brown explains why we’re in the predicament we’re in and what we can do to start changing things around. 

High-Performance Windows Glass makes up about 15 percent of the wall space in an average home, and inefficient windows can cost over $700 a year in wasted heating and cooling costs. Upgrading window products— whether you retrofit or replace—means upgrading building performance and cutting back on hundreds of dollars in energy bills. 

LED and Camera Networks, Privacy Concerns Orwellian? Smart LED lights on a network with cameras and sensors can save energy but cameras can view our every move. Is being able to pinpoint an empty space in a parking garage worth losing our privacy?

Living Small: Island Jewel This charming, efficient getaway takes a simple approach to sustainability, successfully balancing resource use and energy efficiency against ideas of luxury.  

Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.


CATEGORY: Environment