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Wildfire Season Prognosis: Hot, Long, and Intense

Posted by Sara Gutterman

Jul 30, 2015 10:23:00 AM

As scorching temperatures plague the nation from coast to coast, wildfires rage in even the most unlikely places.

MENTION WILDFIRE, and the scorched hills of California, parched western plains of Washington, and beetle-infested forests of the Rocky Mountains come to mind. The wilds of Alaska aren’t generally considered to be a high risk location, but as it turns out, 2015 is shaping up to be the state’s worst wildfire season ever.

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Solar Strikes Again

Posted by Sara Gutterman

Jul 23, 2015 10:17:00 AM

Big deals and serious growth in the solar industry are changing the axis of power in the energy sector.

You know that an industry has hit its stride when the ten-figure acquisitions begin. It seems that the solar sector is getting down to some serious business, as evidenced by renewable energy behemoth SunEdison’s purchase of Vivint Solar, one of the largest residential PV installers in the nation, for $2.2 billion earlier this week.

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Sleep Cool This Summer with These Energy Efficient Tips!

Posted by RESNET

Jul 21, 2015 9:36:19 AM

Hot sticky summer nights can make it impossible to get a good night’s sleep, unless you crank the air conditioner up. But you’re back to sleepless nights again when you see your utility bill! Thankfully, there are other ways you can sleep cool this summer; here are 10 energy efficient tips to help you sleep in the heat.

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The Company DNA

Posted by Ron Jones

Jul 16, 2015 9:50:18 AM

By now, anyone who is a regular reader of Green Builder Magazine has seen the news that our publication has been named “Best Trade Magazine” for the third year running in the NAREE Real Estate Journalism Competition; in addition, we were also awarded gold for Best Website.

THESE ARE GREAT HONORS for any publishing company, but especially for a small, privately held one like ours, which competes with the likes of Inman News, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many more. Credit for this prestigious recognition belongs to our entire team, whose names appear on our masthead, and to all the excellent contributing editors, vendors and contractors who make it possible for us to deliver excellence month after month.

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6 Eco-Friendly Home Decor Ideas

Posted by Ben Lamm, Guest Columnist

Jul 15, 2015 7:42:00 PM

Going green is important in all the aspects of your life, so it's no surprise that when you set out to decorate your home, you want to make eco-friendly choices that will still reflect your unique sense of style.

If you're looking for an idea of where to start, check out these sources of inspiration.

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