From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Tweet Until his death in January 2010, recluse J.D. Salinger was known for shunning his fans for peace and privacy.  Today, he’d be mortified to learn his toilet of all things, has become a literary-giant collectible. A memorabilia dealer is hawking the 1962-vintage throne for $1 million on eBay. (Not exactly the next unpublished manuscript […]

Tweet One term most often misunderstood and misused is the word ‘sustainable’. In real estate, when discussing homes with green attributes, the terms ‘sustainable’, ‘green’, and ‘high-performance’ are often used interchangeably. You may know the financial/economic world uses it in a broader context. For instance ” …demonstrate the business case for sustainable investing in emerging […]

Tweet Your Turn: I’m interested in using a solar tube to light a half bathroom. It sounds like a smart way to capture free sunlight. We are building a one-story addition onto the north side of the house where there’s no sunshine in any season. Is it still possible to get enough natural daylight? I […]