These articles are authored by Northwest EcoBuilding Guild members, leaders in the field of green and sustainable building, and provide in-depth knowledge and expertise.
by the Stone People, Todd & Kari Harris. Just one inch of rainwater on a 2000 sq ft roof can generate 1,250 gallons of water. By capturing rainwater on your property, you can filter it, store it, and return it as needed. Plants prefer rainwater, and irrigating your landscape with rainwater will reduce the strain on municipal systems.
by Collin Cox, Radiant Heating, Inc. All hydronic (water) radiant heating systems work by first heating water in a boiler, then circulating the heated water through a heat transfer device, such as wall radiators, radiant loops, or in-floor systems. Cooler water returns to the heat source...