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6 places with future-friendly heat solutions


Cool roofs lowering home temperatures in India: The city of Ahmedabad was the first in India to develop a heat action plan, following a devastating heat wave in 2010. The plan has been through several iterations over the past decade — and one of the latest initiatives is a focus on “cool roofs.”

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How to Build and Retrofit a Sustainable Home

Green Business Bureau

Not only does reclaimed lumber give that rustic, farmhouse look and possess some unique history within its grain, but it also helps preserve our carbon-sequestering forests and rejects monoculture tree farms that do not support biodiversity or ecological health. Additional Resources.