Category Archive: Green Building

Hawthorne House is Given a New Home

Posted on: December 6th, 2012.
Categories: Green BuildingHistoric

  It has been said that the greenest building is the one that is already there. That is sort of the case with the 107-year-old Montgomery House. The Hawthorne Boulevard house was given a new “there” on Madison Street this week. First slated ...

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Green Countertop Materials

Posted on: March 14th, 2011.
Categories: Green Building

While countertops make up only a small portion of a home’s surfaces, the options and issues to consider are great. Add to this a desire to be green and the selection process can seem overly complicated. That is why I have chosen to write about ...

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What is a CSBA?

Posted on: March 7th, 2011.
Categories: Green Building

Mac-Bo's newest team member, Andrew Adams, carries the designation CSBA. CSBA stands for Certified Sustainable Building Advisor. This certification is the culmination of an intensive 9 month program taught nationwide and hosted locally by Mt. ...

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The Greenest Building

Posted on: February 24th, 2011.
Categories: Green Building

On Tuesday evening, Kirk and Andrew went to see a screening of “The Greenest Building” at the Architectural Heritage Center (AHC) here in Portland. The film “provides a compelling argument for conservation, rehabilitation, and adaptive reuse of ...

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