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NIST Net Zero Energy House is in fact net positive. It is still a robotic green dinosaur.

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 11, 2014 01:19 AM
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What has been proven and what has been learned in two years of watching an imaginary robot family live like the [...]

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Tall wood is the Next Big Thing in construction

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 11, 2014 01:19 AM
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In mid-rise construction, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) is a real threat to concrete and steel, for good [...]

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Cities and real estate developers are all peddling bike lanes

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 11, 2014 01:19 AM
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It turns out that an investment in bike infrastructure has big returns in attracting young [...]

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Bathroom Design Ideas For Low Carbon Homes

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Jul 11, 2014 01:19 AM
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Most people are aware of their carbon footprint these days, and will go to great lengths to reduce it. Your bathroom renovation is a fantastic opportunity. You can create a modern, relaxing room and reduce your fuel bills at the same time. If you are in [...]

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New Aimee Wilder Summer Wallpaper Collection

by Promila Shastri from 2Modern Blog  (modern blog) — Jul 10, 2014 01:17 AM
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Tropical vegetation, fresh pineapples, and the ripple of sea waves. The sights of summer are alive and well in the joyful new suite of hand-screened wallpaper motifs from New York designer Aimee Wilder, a collection introduced at this year’s [...]

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Artistic furnishings by McCollin Bryan

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jul 10, 2014 01:17 AM
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These artistic furnishings by McCollin Bryan make use of some really nice materials. My favorite has to be the Lunar Table (first and third pic), the brass combined with the dark blue resin is an amazing combination not only in color but materials as [...]

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The office of the future may well look like a giant rock

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 10, 2014 01:17 AM
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More climbing gym than office, it can encourage a more active and healthy [...]

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Rustic modern by Veneer Designs

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Jul 09, 2014 01:28 AM
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Rustic modern? Is there such a term? Maybe there is a better phrase to describe the style of Natalie Myers but that was the first thing that got stuck in my head. I think there is also some eclecticism going on as well. I like the look of what is going on [...]

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Biomass Electricity Could Fuel Future of Electric Vehicles

by Dawn Killough from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Jul 09, 2014 01:28 AM
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Thanks to Greenwire for this interesting news about a potential future fuel for electric vehicles – biomass electricity: The federal policy used to build up the nation’s ethanol and advanced biofuel capacity could soon be harnessed to spur [...]

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Dubious Dubai: World's largest air conditioned city to be built, covering 48 million square feet

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 09, 2014 01:28 AM
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It's got everything, from hotels to hospitals to theaters to the world's largest mall, and a severe case of cognitive [...]

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