• News for Green Building - Sustainability

    Monday, July 27, 2020
    The Urban Farmer Store of Mill Valley is partnering with Marin Municipal Water District to offer two free webinar workshops to learn about the design, installation, and maintenance of a residential laundry-to-landscape graywater system. Eligible workshop participants get a $100 discount off the purchase of a graywater kit (retail cost about $175) and a loaner tool kit with the tools necessary ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Green Building - Sustainability, Member Announcements
    Monday, July 13, 2020
    Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay clean energy provider for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 38.4 kW DC solar electric system at Tomales Fire Station in the remote West Marin town of Tomales, CA.  The solar power system was designed and installed by SolarCraft, lowering their carbon footprint and utility costs by almost $14,000 per year.  The solar ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    As the economy begins to reopen and we return to our buildings, what role do building ventilation systems play in reducing our risks of infection?  Infection via inhalation or contact with droplets is well understood at this point. Another potential exposure route being discussed is exposure via microdroplets, also called aerosols. The evidence for transmission via aerosols is currently ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Safety and Training, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research
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