Tag: embodied energy

A Magnificent, Suitably Scaled Historic Hotel in Yosemite

Yosemite National Park was formed in 1890. Who signed the first legislation that protected key parts of the park? President Abe Lincoln. In 1864 he gave the Yo-semite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias to the state of

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Embodied Energy in Two Historic Resort Hotels. The Hotel Del. And, Mackinaw Island’s Grand Hotel.

As summer approaches, thoughts turn toward time off/time away and relaxation. But, to remain true to green blogging, this post is about embodied energy seen in two marvelous resort hotels of the Victorian era. But first… “Embodied energy is the

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Stemming the Loss of Heritage and/or Sparing the Environment. What’s Embodied Energy Got to Do With It?

Background– The other Saturday I was in NYC attending a day-long symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Historic Preservation program’s founding in the Graduate School of Architecture at Columbia. A good share of the program assumed the climate-preserving virtue

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