Designing a greener future: Local architect builds net-zero energy homes with salvaged materials

Designing a greener future: Local architect builds net-zero energy homes with salvaged materials

This story was first published on DailyCal.org . Go big or go home. That has always been the American way — supersized indulgences and seemingly infinite expansion, often involving the exploitation of Earth’s natural resources. Excavating and consuming our way across the planet, we have left a trail of massive, energy-hungry structures craving yesterday’s fossil fuels. With climate change circulating political and social spheres as an issue of great concern, local architect and UC Berkeley alumnus Karl Wanaselja is addressing this issue by designing and building homes that are smaller, greener and, most importantly, more sustainable. "We see that […]

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