What People are Saying about the Primer...

"What a great book!"

~ Gifford Pinchot III, Co-founder and President, Bainbridge Graduate Institute


"Thank you for writing your book. It is clear to understand and practical and well organized. "

~ Kristina Hestenes Stimson



In the News

The following publications have featured or reviewed the Green Home Primer or include articles on green building by Kathleen O'Brien or Kathleen Smith. Stay tuned for additional reviews!

The Examiner

Kathleen O'Brien Named Antioch 2009 Alumni of the Year - August 2, 2009


Book Review - 1st Quarter, 2009

The Scotsman

Smaller Homes Becoming a Bigger Deal - April, 2009

Cabin Life

Bookshelf Review - February, 2009

UB Today

Seen, Read, Heard - Winter 2009

Yes! Magazine

In Review - Fall 2008


"The Intersection of Community Design and Green Building" - September 2008

Builder News

"An Eco Home Makeover" - July, 2008

Bainbridge Island Review

“How green was your valley? Or kitchen, or roof?” - May 7, 2008

Sun, Wind and Energy

Solar Thermal: Explosion or Meltdown? - April, 2008

The Seattle Post Intelligencer

"Green Reads for Earth Day" - April 22, 2008

The Seattle Times

"Footprint - How does your garden grow?" - April 20, 2008

Journal Newspapers

"New comprehensive guide to green homes offers real life examples" - April 2008


Sustainability Newsletter - April 2008 Issue

Bob Vila Website

"Greenwashing: What it is and how to avoid it"


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