"Green" building is becoming mainstream. Faced with escalating energy costs, increased awareness of the depletion of our natural resources, and the ill-effects of poor indoor air quality, a movement is growing among building industry professionals and homeowners to approach residential construction with a primary view toward energy conservation, alternative energy generation, and the employment of sustainable, non-toxic materials. This is the first Article of a multi-Article series summarizing the various quidelines currently in the marketplace and analyzing how they can be applied in the context of the renovation of a brownstone or other urban townhouse. 

Become familiar with different types of ventilation systems, now they can improve the indoor air environment and be used effectively to reduce heating and cooling loads.

Make the air inside your home cleaner than the air outside.  Identify the sources of indoor air pollution in the home, learn how to design your renovation project to eliminate them, and how to abate existing sources. 

No popular articles found.



 
Copyright © ECOBROWNSTONE. All rights reserved.
No part of this website, content or data may be reproduced, copied or redistributed without the prior written consent of ECOBROWNSTONE.
Website credit: Big Apple Design