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Sarah Lozanova

Sarah Lozanova is a freelance energy and environmental writer based in Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage. She holds an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School in Alameda, Calif. More information may be found at www.sarahlozanova.com.

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Modular Marvels

Posted by Sarah Lozanova

Apr 20, 2015 2:06:02 PM

SEATTLE-BASED GREENPOD OFFERS factory- and site-built homes that are sustainable to the last detail. The WaterHaus, a 450-square-foot model home built in Port Townsend, Washington, exemplifies what the company is trying to accomplish with its compact, flexible homes. For starters, the floors, walls and roof of the home are made with structural insulated panels (SIPs).

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Indoor Air Quality: An Inside Job

Posted by Sarah Lozanova

Apr 16, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Tighter envelopes are trapping polluted air inside homes. Fortunately, there are several sure-fire ways to guarantee both efficiency and high-quality indoor air.

ALTHOUGH IT MAY seem counterintuitive, indoor air is typically two to five times more polluted than outdoor air, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). With people spending 90 percent of their time indoors, indoor air quality ranks in the top five environmental risks to human health.

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