Green Your Crib

Going Green: More Simple Cooling Strategies

Save further energy and money with the stack effect, electric fans, and Dennis Allen Read story.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Going Green: Natural Cooling Strategies

Using natural cooling techniques saves energy and money. Read story.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Going Green: Batteries for Off-Grid Homes

Here are some pros and cons of using lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries. Read story.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Boost Clean Energy by Accurately Pricing Electricity

Using time-of-use pricing will conserve energy and produce more savings than charging a flat rate. Read story.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Going Green: Bricks and Microbes

Manufacturing companies are looking for ways to make — and grow — a greener brick. Read story.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Going Green: The Virtues of City Trees

Street trees may be one of the best investments a city can make. Read story.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Going Green: Walkability — The Key to Urban Vitality, Wealth

Location and transportation choices overshadow other factors for reducing carbon impact. Read story.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Going Green: Disaster-Resilient Design

Architects san next big trend is building to withstand fires, floods, and more. Read story.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Green Your Crib: Our Ocean — from Dump to Salvation?

Three-dimensional ocean farming harvests kelp for food, fertilizer, and biofuel. Read story.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Green Your Crib: New Efficiency Standards for Electronic Chargers

New external power supplies will lead to substantial savings and decrease carbon pollution. Read story.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Green Your Crib: Saving Starry Nights, Wildlife, and Ourselves

Most are familiar with air, water, and land pollution, but what about light pollution? Read story.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Green Your Crib: Handling Runoff Sensibly

Rain gardens and infiltrators are two good alternatives to water-wasting storm drains. Read story.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Green Your Crib: Is High-Quality Water Possible?

Santa Barbara has one of the most sustainable water-treatment installations in the state. Read story.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Green Your Crib: Instant Hot Water with Less Waste

An on-demand delivery system can be easily and cost-effectively implemented. Read story.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Green Your Crib: Families Are Coming Back Together

The number of Americans living in multigenerational homes continues to rise.The number of Americans living in multigenerational homes continues to rise. Read story.

Thursday, March 10, 2016
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