June 2010: Green Building Special Report


Even during the Recession, the alternative-energy market has remained strong, either holding its...

As an autumn sunset faded from the Waukon Municipal Airport in October 2009,...

While the wind and sun grab most of the headlines about renewable power,...

Even in the face of an extremely challenging economy, green building continues...

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| June 2010
The U.S. environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced more rigorous guidelines for new homes that earn the Energy Star label.

| June 2010
Nicola Tesla proposed the theory of wireless power transmission in the late 1800s and, in the early 1900s, he wirelessly powered lighting fixtures at his lab.

| June 2010
The design process for a new low-voltage system should always begin with the question, “What is my customer trying to accomplish?” Once you answer that question, you can prof