Green Your Crib

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

Green Your Crib: Keep Cool Without the AC

Here are some earth-friendly ways to beat the heat during this unseasonably warm winter. Read story.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Green Your Crib: The Cost of Carbon

What will propel us toward worldwide clean energy faster: an emissions fee or cap? By Dennis Allen Read story.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Green Your Crib: Skylights Can Bring Comfort and Joy

Strategically placed, skylights can lighten the gloomiest corners of a house without resorting to artificial light. Read story.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Green Your Crib: To Clean or Not to Clean

Cleaning solar panels once a year may increase their efficiency. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Green Your Crib: Water Saving Through Code Changes

New building codes mean big changes coming down the pipeline for Californians. Read story.

Thursday, January 21, 2016
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