Green Building http://nhpr.org en Energy Efficiency - How N.H. Stacks Up http://nhpr.org/post/energy-efficiency-how-nh-stacks <p>A recent report places New Hampshire in the middle of the pack nationally when it comes to programs and policies to conserve energy, and that we’re behind the other New England states. We’ll look at the costs, regulations and the possible outcomes down the road.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 41486 at http://nhpr.org Energy Efficiency - How N.H. Stacks Up The Living Building Challenge http://nhpr.org/post/living-building-challenge <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000 19767 at http://nhpr.org The Living Building Challenge Greening Up The Hotel Industry http://nhpr.org/post/greening-hotel-industry <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br> E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p><br><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u>: In recent years the hotel industry began to green up operations, but has it yet gone beyond leaving out little cards to encourage you to re-use your towels and linens?</strong> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; <em>-- Mason Singer, St. Louis, MO</em></p><p></p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:56:22 +0000 EarthTalk 14090 at http://nhpr.org Greening Up The Hotel Industry Making Carpentry Noble: Walpole Builders Team With French Guild http://nhpr.org/post/making-carpentry-noble-walpole-builders-team-french-guild <p>This week a home-building company in Walpole New Hampshire is playing host to 21 carpentry French apprentices, who in two days are building a replica of Thoreau&rsquo;s Walden Pond Cabin. The exchange program hopes to do more than teach kids how to swing a hammer; It&#39;s just one way these builders are working to blend the old and the new.</p><p>Just north of Keene, Walpole New Hampshire is a quiet, unassuming spot. Though, quiet can be a relative term when the hammers and saws at <a href="http://www.bensonwood.com/">Bensonwood Homes </a>get going.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 21:43:37 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 8683 at http://nhpr.org Making Carpentry Noble: Walpole Builders Team With French Guild