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Myths About Green Building Busted, Just In Time, Too.

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Did the Vancouver Convention Centre give green building a bad name? Image credit the Tyee Many have said that this is the year for the green building revolution to take off; Others see increasing challenges ahead. Chris Cheatham predicts more battles over green building codes, such as this one in Arizona; In Ohio, builders are fighting changes that would take wall insulation from R-13 to R-20, which is just ridiculous, nobody should be living in R-13 in Ohio. But they say "it's foolish to place more burdens on home buyers at a time when the economy is still weak." Fortunately, in the midst of all of this backsliding, Monte Paulsen of the Tyee shows that "Green doesn't have to mean expensive, exotic or uncomfortable." ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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