Homes/Urban Dwellings


WORKSHOP – Succulent Terrariums – 2014-2018

Are you fascinated by succulents, but haven’t had the best luck keeping them alive? Or are you an avid gardener just looking for a new project? Either way, this workshop is for you! In this creative workshop, you’ll get your hands dirty while learning all...

Inyenyeri Rwanda Clean Stove partnership

Inyenyeri Rwanda Clean Stove partnership Matter of Trust has partnered with Inyenyeri, a fuel-utility company that provides clean cookstoves in Rwanda. Clean stove technology is an urgent environmental challenge. Every year, more than four million people around the...

New Net-Zero Solar Farmhouse from Deltec Generates All Its Own Energy

Source: inhabitat.com Published: January 30, 2017 In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green building. If you can generate all of your own energy on site, you never...

Colorado Man Builds State’s Most Energy Efficient House

Source: inhabitat.cpm Published: January 22, 2017 by Andrew Michler Passive House is a globally-recognized building design technique that promises huge cuts in energy use for any kind of building in any climate. In a nutshell, the Passive House Design strategy relies...

6 Ways to Fund Energy Efficiency Retrofits

Source: greenbiz.com Published: November 1, 2011 Shutterstock. By David Metcalfe Energy efficiency is one of the most popular first steps to take when addressing corporate energy footprints, for the simple reason that small investments can produce big results. Not...

Using Green Roofs to Reduce Heat Islands

Source: epa.gov Published: January 13, 2017 A green roof on an apartment building in Portland, Oregon. (Photo courtesy of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services)   Green roofs have been proven to help reduce heat islands. This page provides a brief overview of the...