What is a "Green" Home?

By: Jill Buck

Peter YostWhat does it mean to have a "green" home, and who is qualified to answer that question? Answer: Peter Yost The U.S. Green Building Council has recently launched a new program that sets standards for certifying a residential unit as "green," and on Go Green Radio, we'll be talking with one of the industry leaders who developed those standards: Peter Yost. Peter serves as an instructor for the Boston Architectural College's Sustainable Design Certificate program and an adjunct faculty member of the University of Massachusetts Department of Building Materials and Wood Technology program in Amherst. He has been building, researching, teaching, writing, and consulting on high performance homes for more than twenty years, and will share his insight with Go Green Radio listeners! Tune in on Friday, February 20, from 9-10 am PST/noon-1pm EST to http://www.voiceamerica.com/.

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Joseph - Jul 21, 09 - 7:31 pm
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