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Extreme Weather Hits Home

by: Heather on 09/26/2007
Posted in: New Books

The effects of climate change can include wind storms, tornadoes, hurricanes and flooding, all of which have obvious impacts on buildings. However other consequences of global warming, while less dramatic at first glance, can be equally devastating to our homes. For example, expansive soils which dry out and settle as an area warms can cause …

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Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings - 9th Edition

by: Heather on 09/14/2007
Posted in: New Books

Did you know that by installing water-saving showerheads a family of four can save 14,000 gallons of water a year and the energy required to heat it? You can find this and hundreds of other great tips in the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings - 9th Edition. Completely revised and updated, this is the most comprehensive resource of its kind!

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Branded!

by: Heather on 09/10/2007
Posted in: New Books

Can David really slay Goliath? You bet! Michael Conroy shows how in Branded! - a fascinating account of how activists are able to leverage a corporation's valuable brand in order to encourage them to behave more responsibly and ethically. Check it out!

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Green Building A to Z

by: Heather on 09/04/2007
Posted in: New Books

LEED certification, Platinum Buildings, eco-effectiveness, low-VOC paints, xeriscaping, microturbines and more... Jerry Yudelson's brand new Green Building A to Z cuts through the jargon and makes sense of the bewildering array of terms and ideas involved in the green building movement. Just off press!

Green Building A-Z

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How to Re-imagine the World

by: Heather on 08/27/2007
Posted in: New Books

It's the height of blackberry season here on the West Coast (and I've got the scratches to prove it)! Blackberries are considered a priceless treasure by some, a noxious weed by others. Perspective is everything.

The theme of perspective is central to our newest release How To Re-Imagine The World. This "pocket guide for practical visionaries" is …

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