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Improving Your School – Part I: Minimizing Indoor Pollutants

In this first post of a 5-part series, David Epstein explains how you can make improvements to classroom indoor air quality to improve student health and productivity.
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Digital Crayon: Article 10 – Greening Your Existing School Facility

posted by David Epstein, AIA, LEED AP   In our last article, we discussed the sustainability in a general way as viewed through the lens of the LEED Green Building...
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Digital Crayon: Article 8 – Sustainablity

posted by David Epstein, AIA, LEED AP Sustainability, Green Schools, Environmental Design – it goes by many names these days. Everybody wants it for their schools, but few schools...
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Stowe Home featured in Vermont Magazine

One of our recent residential projects has just been published in the latest issue of Vermont Magazine.    “At Home in Vermont” tells the story of how this family’s...
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Fighting Climate Change in Vermont, One Net-Zero House at a Time

We are in the middle of one of the warmest winters in memory, with a noticeable lack of snow. Many are still cleaning up from Tropical Storm Irene, which...
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Solar Decathlon Review, day 3: Our Favorites

This Sunday, October 2nd is the final day for public viewing of the 19 student-built solar-powered homes of the Solar Decathlon on the National Mall.  The excitement is building...
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Solar Decathlon Review, day 2: Products and Process

There are a wide range of projects at the Solar Decathlon, where schools from 13 U.S. States and 5 countries are each building their own version of the ideal...
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Solar Decathlon Review, day 1: Market Appeal

  I just returned from the Solar Decathlon in Washington DC, where 19 teams of college and university students are competing to design and build the best energy-efficient house...
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Lead-up to the Solar Decathlon, Part 2

At the Solar Decathlon, which opens this Friday on the national mall, 19 teams of college and university students will be competing in 10 categories to see who can...
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Lead-up to the Solar Decathlon, Part 1

Posted by Matthew Bushey This week marks the much-anticipated kickoff of the fifth U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition, held on the National Mall in Washington D.C.  The...
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