Energy and cost efficiency are two perks of building using green architecture and design. At first the cost of building green may seem steep compared to a standard home, but the savings on utility bills can compensate handsomely. In green house design, electricity is used more efficiently.
Internationally acclaimed and award-winning author and educator James J. Pirkl, FIDSA has joined the advisory team of AIPatHome.com – specialists in age in place technologies, universal design homes and products education.
Retired, this kitchen no longer met their needs. Tomco Company worked with them to create a more accessible environment by installing a single handle faucet, pull-out shelving, appliance drawers and adjustable height pantry pullout storage. A convenient pullout trash bin was incorporated to provide easy access.
Imagine: a glucose monitor for diabetics directly on the eye. Cholesterol checking or infection detection. Blood screening available anytime. Even a computer display. That’s the vision of Babak Parvis, innovation professor from the University of Washington.