Category Archive for: General

End and Beginning: Thank You

by Tim Alatorre

With 2009 and this decade at an end I want to say thank you to all my readers, commenters, and supporters.   When I launched this site on May 4th I had no idea of the global audience that I would stumble upon nor the learning experience that writing here would become. 2010 is going to see some…



A Little Green Humor

by Tim Alatorre

I was recently sent this cartoon via email.  Unfortunately I have been unable to determine the source. Besides being funny, I thought the cartoon underscores the point that often our “green” and “sustainable” activities are merely moving the problem to someone else, not necessarily helping the planet our the community as a whole.  For example,…



LEED Study Aids

by Tim Alatorre

A number of my colleges are cramming for the LEED exam.  Now that LEED v3.0 is here I’m sure there are a number of people trying to sneak in under the old LEED v2.0 test.  I thought I’d post a few of my favorite LEED study resources on the net.  Even if you aren’t studying…