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OEB Seminar

Green Homes - Thu, 2022-10-06 13:30
Location: Zoom & Biological Laboratories 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Leslie Babonis, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, will present "Gone, but Not Forgotten: Genome Editing Resurrects an Ancestral Cell Type in the Sea Anemone Nematostella Vectensis."... Read more about OEB Seminar

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"Plant Life" Book Talk

Green Homes - Wed, 2022-10-05 17:00
Location: Weld Hill Research Building, 1300 Centre Street, Boston

Rosetta S. Elkin, associate professor and academic director of landscape architecture at Pratt Institute, principal of Practice Landscape, and research associate at the Harvard Arnold Arboretum, will discuss her book Plant Life, which explores the procedures of afforestation, the large-scale planting of trees in otherwise treeless environments, including grasslands, prairies, and drylands. 

Rosetta S. Elkin, associate professor and academic director of landscape architecture at Pratt Institute, principal of Practice...

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HUCE Special Seminar

Green Homes - Tue, 2022-10-04 14:00
Location: HUCE 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Kurt House, CEO of Kobold Metals, will present "The Critical Materials Challenge: Using Machine Learning to Find Lithium, Nickel, Cobalt, and Copper."... Read more about HUCE Special Seminar

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Climate Justice Design Lecture

Green Homes - Tue, 2022-10-04 14:00
Location: Zoom

Join the Climate Justice Design Fellowship group for a presentation by Danielle Rivera.... Read more about Climate Justice Design Lecture

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STS Circle at Harvard

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-10-03 10:15
Location: CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Sam Bookman, Harvard Law School, will present "What We Talk About When We Talk About “Environmental Constitutionalism."... Read more about STS Circle at Harvard

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Energy Policy Seminar

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-10-03 10:00
Location: 414AB, David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein Building, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Michael Davidson, Assistant Professor in the School of Global Policy and Strategy and the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of California San Diego, will present "Decoupling from China in Clean Tech."... Read more about Energy Policy Seminar

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EPS Colloquium

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-10-03 10:00
Location: Zoom & Geological Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Michael Walter, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC, will present "Water in Earth."... Read more about EPS Colloquium

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Gutman Library Virtual Book Talk

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-10-03 10:00
Location: Zoom

Join authors Fernando M. Reimers and Elisa Guerra as they discuss their book, The Voices of the Trees.... Read more about Gutman Library Virtual Book Talk

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Gutman Library Virtual Book Talk

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-10-03 10:00
Location: Zoom

Join authors Fernando M. Reimers and Elisa Guerra as they discuss their book, The Voices of the Trees.... Read more about Gutman Library Virtual Book Talk

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AIR GAP/BUG SCREEN/VENTING DETAIL FOR REVERSE BOARD AND BATTEN

Green Homes 2 - Fri, 2022-09-30 18:12
Can anyone point me to a detail in the detail library that would show some options for strapping to create an airgap and lower/upper venting+bugscreen ideas? Spec'ing a build with reverse…
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Garage Wall Assembly

Green Homes 2 - Fri, 2022-09-30 17:32
I'm in the middle of insulating our attached garage. It will not be heated except for a small utility closet.2x4 walls consist of the following:1/2 Plywood (interior)R15 Rockwool1/2 PlywoodSiga Mavjest…
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Air Sealing around Cassette-style Mini-Split HVAC

Green Homes 2 - Fri, 2022-09-30 15:50
Hello, I am considering using the sheet rock on the ceiling as an air barrier (tied in to exterior walls) for our new house.  I know they’ll be a lot of…
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How to limit heat pump electrical load

Green Homes 2 - Fri, 2022-09-30 14:29
So how do I size a system that meets the heating demand as much as possible while living within the available power capacity of the townhouse complex? A group of residents…
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ELS/EELP Lunch

Green Homes - Fri, 2022-09-30 10:30
Location: WCC 3018, HLS, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

The Environmental Law Society and the Environmental and Energy Law Program are hosting a luncheon discussion with Sam Sankar, Senior Vice President of Programs at Earthjustice.... Read more about ELS/EELP Lunch

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Should bedroom air return be _outside_ the bedroom for air circulation?

Green Homes 2 - Fri, 2022-09-30 10:07
It's common to put air returns inside the bedroom, even if the bedroom is its own zone. Would it be better for air quality to put the return outside the…
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Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Green Homes - Fri, 2022-09-30 10:00
Location: Zoom & 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Priyanka deSouza, Assistant Professor at CU Denver, will give a talk (title TBA).... Read more about Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

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Flat roof insulation

Green Homes 2 - Fri, 2022-09-30 09:15
Hello. My house has several areas with flat roofs. A big one is over the garage ( which is insulated and has a mini split) and then 3 other smaller…
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Using Salvaged Building Materials

Green Homes 2 - Fri, 2022-09-30 02:00
The idea is attractive, but reuse is often hard to implement
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Low Load Heat Pump For Wall Assembly Test Unit

Green Homes 2 - Thu, 2022-09-29 21:58
Hey all,This is a bit of an "out there question" but I have been appreciate of this forum and all the advice and knowledge that is on it. That being said,…
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DIY Blown Cellulose Insulation – 90% Less Expensive?

Green Homes 2 - Thu, 2022-09-29 18:42
I'm comparing the cost of mineral wool batts to blown cellulose and am getting an unexpected result:For an R40 application I estimate $11 per sf for mineral wool batts and…
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