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Green Homes - Wed, 2022-11-16 15:00
Location: Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

Join Harvard College students and members of frontline communities Kiani Ku'ulemoni Akina of Kahuku, Hawai'i; Gunnhildur F. Hallgrímsdóttir of Hveragerdi, Iceland; Lizbeth Ibarra of Richmond, California; Lucy Tu of Omaha, Nebraska; Ricardo Marrero-Alattar of Dorado, Puerto Rico; Osasenaga Idahor of Hyde Park, Massachusetts; and Lemonie L. Hutt of Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation as they tell their stories of environmental injustice, resilience, and action.... Read more about Our Climate Change Stories

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Our Common Ground: Why America’s Public Lands Are a Political and Conservation Success

Green Homes - Wed, 2022-11-16 14:00
Location: Austin Hall 101, HLS, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

The Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Salata Institute for Climate & Sustainability, and the Environmental & Energy Program at HLS present a book release and lecture by John Leshy, Emeritus Professor, University of California, Hastings College of the Law & Former Solicitor, US Department of the Interior (Clinton Administration). 

... Read more about Our Common Ground: Why America’s Public Lands Are a Political and Conservation Success
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aluminum sliding window

Green Homes 2 - Wed, 2022-11-16 12:22
How do you repair or replace an old aluminum sliding window weather strip gaskets? thk/ew
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How Inflation Act May Help Rescue Greenhouse-Gas Goals of Repealed Clean Power Plan

Green Homes - Wed, 2022-11-16 11:51
November 16, 2022

Harvard Law School professors Richard Lazarus and Jody Freeman discuss the importance of the Inflation Reduction Act in light of the Supreme Court’s decision to block the Obama-era Clean Power Plan... Read more about How Inflation Act May Help Rescue Greenhouse-Gas Goals of Repealed Clean Power Plan

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We Urgently Must Do More

Green Homes - Wed, 2022-11-16 11:46
October 27, 2022

Harvard recently celebrated the launch of the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability with a symposium that illustrated both the breadth of climate-change impacts and the University’s educational and research capacity to mobilize a response... Read more about We Urgently Must Do More

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Shed conversion to occasional camp/cabin use

Green Homes 2 - Wed, 2022-11-16 06:52
Bought a property with existing shed with 2x4 walls with (from outside to inside) vinyl siding/tar paper/osb then open to the inside.  Zone 4/5 (Northern Shenandoah Valley) with electricity only…
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Passive House Remodel in a Historic Neighborhood

Green Homes 2 - Wed, 2022-11-16 02:00
A century-old bungalow maintains its original character while achieving Passive House certification
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another insulation dilemma

Green Homes 2 - Wed, 2022-11-16 00:16
hi. i'm building a workshop in colorado springs (zone 5b is it?). it's a 700 sq ft box with a 12 foot tall 2 in 12 roof using i joists.…
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Passive Preheating of Air for an HRV or ERV

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2022-11-15 17:43
I was watching a video about rooftop solar and how the homeowner/builder had designed the roof so that air passing underneath the solar array would be channeled into the home…
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Rachel Dorothy Tanur Memorial Lecture

Green Homes - Tue, 2022-11-15 16:30
Location: Gund Hall Piper Auditorium, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

Wanda Dalla Costa, Director and Founder of the Indigenous Design Collaborative and a member of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation, will present "Walking Backwards into the Future: Indigenous Design Thinking."... Read more about Rachel Dorothy Tanur Memorial Lecture

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Energy Policy in China, Indonesia, and Vietnam: Can Coal be Curbed?

Green Homes - Tue, 2022-11-15 13:00
Location: Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Join the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia at the Ash Center for a panel discussion featuring Cecilia Springer, Assistant Director of Boston University Global Development Policy Center; David Dapice, Senior Economist for Mainland Southeast Asia at the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia; and Benny Subianto, Vietnam Program Visiting Fellow at the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia.... Read more about Energy Policy in China, Indonesia, and Vietnam: Can Coal be Curbed?

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Unvented Cathedral Ceiling with Skip Sheathing

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2022-11-15 12:09
Hi all,I came here after reading  "How to build an insulated cathedral ceiling". I tried posting this question to that article, but the post disappeared. Anyhow, I'm so thankful to…
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Does 7-10% SRE matter on an ERV?

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2022-11-15 10:56
I’m deciding between 2 Venmar ERV1. A160E65Rt: 150CFM @0.2 65% SRE at 0c, 57% at -25. $16372. A160E75Rt: 140CFM @0.2 75% SRE at 0c, 64% at -25 $15362000sq ft homeMontreal…
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Live from COP27: Insights on the Global Energy Transition and the Arctic

Green Homes - Tue, 2022-11-15 10:00
Location: Online

Join the Arctic Initiative for a conversation with Halla Logadóttir, representing Iceland at COP27 as the Director-General of the country's National Energy Authority, as she shares her insights and impressions of the discussions during the first week of the conference, with a special focus on the energy transition and the Arctic.... Read more about Live from COP27: Insights on the Global Energy Transition and the Arctic

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HCP Research Seminar

Green Homes - Tue, 2022-11-15 10:00
Location: Pierce Hall, Room 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Nicola De Blasio, Senior Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources Program / Science, Technology and Public Policy Program, will present "Mission Hydrogen: Past, Present, and Future."... Read more about HCP Research Seminar

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Climate Change Conversations: Science, Communication & Gender

Green Homes - Tue, 2022-11-15 10:00
Location: Northwest Labs B103, 52 Oxford St., Cambridge

The Harvard University Center for the Environment and the Salata Institute for Climate & Sustainability invite you for a conversation with Emily Fischer, Associate Professor, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, and Daniel Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, and Director of the Harvard University Center for the Environment.

... Read more about Climate Change Conversations: Science, Communication & Gender

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Ocean Scholars @ Harvard: Lunch & Discussion

Green Homes - Tue, 2022-11-15 10:00
Location: Northwest Building B101, 52 Oxford St., Cambridge

Ocean Scholars @ Harvard is hosting a lunch and discussion for early career ocean scholars.... Read more about Ocean Scholars @ Harvard: Lunch & Discussion

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Does anyone have experience with doors from Nick’s Building Supply of Indiana, USA?

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2022-11-15 08:51
I've been looking for exterior doors for a residential addition project, and came across www.nicksbuilding.com awhile back. They appear to be a midsize regional maker of doors and millwork. The…
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Smart Meters and Dynamic Pricing Can Save Money and Cut Pollution

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2022-11-15 02:00
Consumers benefit by using electricity when it's less costly
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Waterproofing Products for Exterior Basement Wall

Green Homes 2 - Mon, 2022-11-14 20:23
I'm planning to construct a 24'x32' building with a "walkout" style basement.  I live in middle TN (CZ 4A).  I appreciate the information available on this website; I've learned a…
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