David's work toward the greening of building codes over the past dozen years was recently recognized by the ICC, which named him and his organization as 2007 Affiliate of the Year. His work was previously honored with an invitation to contribute a regular column in the ICBO's Building Standards magazine, and later in ICC's Building Safety Journal. He has served on the Board of Directors of the USGBC, and chaired the USGBC's "Greening of the Codes" Committee. He has reached thousands of code officials through his work, creating positive, lasting change of real magnitude. "The Development Center for Appropriate Technology works to enhance the health of the planet and our communities by promoting a shift to sustainable construction and development through leadership, strategic relationships, and education."And that doesn't even come close to saying the half of it. The most important things I've learned from David over the years are all about building, but don't necessarily have anything to do with building buildings.
We installed these in our new house and they work great. Excellent product.
With a little patience you can find the material information embedded in their pdfs. But it looks to me like some of the...
Lloyd, it's true that winning the hearts and minds of the green building community—the goal of these press releases—is only one of the aims here...." More...
Lloyd Alter says, "
I so hope you are right in these posts. However , it doesn't matter if LEED is better and the military and others prefer LEED, the senators and..." More...
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Kevin Gardner says, "
I was looking at the same two models (I live in NH). I ended up going with what my selected contractor preferred (which happened to be Mitsubishi..." More...
Ben Wiechman says, "
We're looking at basically the same situation located in central Minnesota.
I've been looking primarily at the Fujitsu and Mitsubishi split..." More...
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