First Buildings, Now Landscapes becoming Certified Sustainable

For years the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has been certifying buildings under its highly esteemed Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) rating program.  It’s about time our landscapes, with or without buildings, are recognized when outstanding environmentally-sound designs are implemented.

Manure Converted to Clean Energy?!

It’s true!   North Carolina is not only known for its Carolina blue skies, but also for its humongous hog farms.  Typically all the waste produced by thousands and thousands of hogs fills stinky lagoons, and sometimes overflows onto the surrounding landscape. The hog waste produces methane and ammonia which, thanks to Duke University, Duke Energy […]