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Book review: "Power from the Wind"

Book review: "Power from the Wind"

Faced with frequent power outages, skyrocketing energy costs and constant reminders of the impacts of conventional energy sources, homeowners and businesses are beginning to explore ways to generate their own electricity to reduce fuel bills and their carbon footprint – and to achieve greater independence.

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A Minneapolis Green Remodel

Peter Lytle has always been interested in sustainable building. While growing up in the 1950s, he was inspired by the organic architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. More recently, he founded Live Green Live Smart, a Minneapolis, Minn.-based educational organization that promotes green building practices. It should come as no surprise, then, that Lytle would become the first in the nation to complete a remodeling project that received Platinum-level certification from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green rating system.

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