One Tree Pledge Offers Builders a Path to Reducing Carbon Emissions
A 2,386-square-foot American home releases 20,260 pounds of carbon annually. This...
The Surprising Truth about Garbage Disposals & Septic Systems
Specify a garbage disposal in any new home or kitchen-remodeling project.
Words Matter: A Refreshing Take on Green Speak
How we describe what we build can promote greenwashing, and runs rampant in all...
Post-Fire Mud-Flow Risk Is a California Wild Card
After last year's California wildfires, it's not easy to predict where the next debris flow may happen — even for the experts
True Flood Risk Is Three Times FEMA Estimates, New Study Says
A new analysis calculates that 40 million Americans are at risk of flooding from...
Could the Mississippi River Change Course?
A half-century-old control structure is the only thing that stands between the...
A House in the Maine Woods
JLC follows a custom build of an architect-designed getaway home in rural Maine.
From What We Gather: March 27 - 31, 2017
On JLC's news radar this week: Texas houses twerked by thunderstorm winds;...
A Passive House in Wildfire Country
Ted Cushman checks out a home built for self-sufficiency, energy performance, and...
A Challenge to the Building Community
Instead of a world that is merely a less-bad version of the one we currently have,...