A Lesson in Indoor Air Quality: Green vs. Conventional Housing In 2011, opportunity struck when the Boston Housing Authority began re-developing and retrofitting several of their low-income properties to meet LEED green building standards. The first batches of green retrofitted multifamily homes were completed in 2012, allowing a portion of the tenants to move into these complexes… read more →

Members from the USGBC chapters in Pennsylvania  gathered to set up informational tables on green building legislation.

Twenty dedicated citizens from  USGBC Pennsylvania chapters made an enormous step in the right direction for green buildings and communities last week. Participants from the three USGBC chapters, including Everyday Green’s very own Scott Pusey, gathered at the Capital Building in Harrisburg where meetings were arranged with key representatives from the House and Senate. They.. read more →

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Real Time Energy and Water Consumption In an age where information is always available at your fingertips, it only makes sense that energy monitoring systems are becoming popular in homes, multi-family buildings and commercial spaces. These devices track energy or even water consumption data in real-time so you can quickly adjust and save the most.. read more →

The Passive House Concept   Passive House certification represents one of today’s highest energy standards, with overall energy savings of 60-70%.  A Passive House project maximizes the energy efficiency of the building components essential in all buildings: Roof Walls Windows Floors Electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems Through significantly decreasing a building’s energy losses, traditionally expensive heating and.. read more →

Langdon Earns $10,000 for Energy Reductions Everyday Green is thrilled to announce the Langdon Education Campus will receive $10,000 for reducing their energy usage over 10% during the recent Sprint to Savings challenge.  We worked with the school to identify simple measures for students and faculty to cut their energy consumption. DC Green Schools Challenge.. read more →

GreenCon: Pennsylvania’s Green Living Conference On March 17th and 18th, the U.S. Green Building Council’s Central Pennsylvania Chapter will host its third annual GreenCon symposium at Millersville University.  The conference brings together the business community, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, government entities, and local citizens to work towards strategic sustainable changes throughout Central Pennsylvania. GreenCon offers a LEED–GA.. read more →