Cool, California ranch house in San Francisco is a sustainable gem

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San Francisco-based firm Malcolm Davis Architecture has managed to combine the cool vibe of Cali design with the energy-saving principles of sustainable living. Related: Reclaimed wood home resembles barns in Sonoma Valley The home’s construction itself also followed a sustainable outline that included repurposed materials and passive elements. Concealed within the home’s stunning design are several sustainable elements.

Schools Expo Offers Diverse Experiences

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The annual Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit , which comes to the Pasadena Convention Center November 28-29, is designed to provide resources to support sustainability programs in California schools. Everywhere you look, at retail and office buildings, you see a rooftop unit (RTU) for ventilation, heating, and cooling. Separating important ventilation from heating and cooling systems makes so much sense from a thermodynamic perspective.