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12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 5
Day 5: Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically Challenged

12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 5

In the technology-laden world in which we live, our mobile computing devices are enriched with high-definition screens that can display millions of colors, never mind that the human eye can discern but a fraction of them. In sharp…

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12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 4
Day 4: New Natural Home

12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 4

British author Dominic Bradbury was not content on staying within the geographical boundaries of the United Kingdom while writing the book New Natural Home: Designs for Sustainable Living. And it shows, as this title is sustainably enriched through…

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12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 3
Day 3: TreeHouse Annual 2015

12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 3

For Day 3 of our 12 Days of Sustainable Reads series, we could not resist revisiting a recent article on one of our favorite books: The TreeHouse Annual 2015, a decidedly short read that is exceedingly long on…

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12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 2
Day 2: The Distinctive Home

12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 2

For the majority of homes, siting—the process of optimally positioning the structure on its parcel of land to balance topography, views, climate, solar orientation, and myriad other factors—can effectively be thwarted the moment a land developer sketches…

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12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 1
Day 1: Green from the Ground Up

12 Days of Sustainable Reads: Day 1

It is fitting that we begin our 12 Days of Sustainable Reads series with what we consider to be the bible of sustainable home construction: Green from the Ground Up, by David Johnston and Scott Gibson. This…

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TreeHouse Annual favors substance over facts and figures

Annual reports—those often-glossy Big Co. compendiums filled with financial facts and figures, tell-alls of company business activities, and liberal doses of Co.-centric illustrations, infographics, and photographs—are designed largely as retention tools for current shareholders while encouraging potential…

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