Saturday, April 27, 2013

Video - What is Bamboo and why build with it?

Hello...this is Matt with today's green building video post. This video is helpful if you are considering bamboo as a building material for a home. The producer does a good job of explaining that bamboo is a sustainable and renewable grass - not a tree as many people believe. Happy Learning...

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Hong Kong's First Zero Carbon Building - Video

This video was produced in 2012 but it's worth bookmarking for reference if you are a builder, architect or owner. Make note of the under-floor ventilation system combined with the over sized ceiling fans. I like the point the designer makes about cooling the body first. it affordable?

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Monday, April 22, 2013

How to Design and Build a Home in a Hot Climate

This video has some great insight if you are considering building in a hot climate. Pay close attention to the roof insulation advice.

Stay cool and enjoy this segment...Matt

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