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Embodied Energy

Hidden Costs of Design Decisions

Molly Miller | Posted 03.10.2012 | Denver
Molly Miller

The price of new equipment is an easily comprehensible but incomplete cost. Life cycle cost analysis adds in maintenance, energy use, tax incentives or rebates, and any salvage value.

Paper Trail: A Day of Waste? (VIDEO)

James M. Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Lynch

A paper towel seems wasteful at first, but when you consider that you'll have to wash a cloth towel, it could actually be 'greener' to use paper at times.

When Hackers Took My Video Viral

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

On tiny homes, happiness, Freud's nephew, the 'Story of Stuff,' and why massive change will only come about when people realize their lives are better for making a change.