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Interiors by Nicolas Schuybroek

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Aug 29, 2015 01:06 AM
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These minimal interiors by Nicolas Schuybroek are a perfect exercise in restraint. No only restraint in color but shape and space. Obviously a fan of of Pierre Jeanneret the chairs make for some great contrasting angular shapes. I do like the interiors [...]

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Winners of the INDEX- Design For Life competition announced

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Aug 29, 2015 01:06 AM
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Some of them are surprising and all of them will make a real [...]

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Where is the dust in our house (pink/grey fiber-like particles) coming from, and what is the most allergy friendly insulation for attic?

by from Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Aug 28, 2015 01:06 AM
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We have severe respiratory issues, allergies and asthma. We built a new house 4 years ago, but for some years are noticing an increasing amount of pink/grey dust daily. It is v bad on windy days. We have to mop the whole house (wood floors) daily to get [...]

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Other than cork which laminate UNDERLAYMENT is best for noise reduction impact to the downstairs floor in a condominium. HOA

by from Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Aug 28, 2015 01:06 AM
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HOA wants same of better noise reduction impact than carpet/ heavy pad. I live upstairs I would suggest you look in to Homasote. They are manufacturers of many types of wall and floor boards and have several products specifically designed for [...]

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low u-factor, high SHGC window sources. --We are adding a sunroom to our home and are looking for low u-factor, high solar heat gain coeffic

by from Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Aug 28, 2015 01:06 AM
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We are adding a sunroom to our home and are looking for low u-factor, high solar heat gain coefficient fixed windows, approximately 8 ft tall and 4 ft wide. What window brands should we consider? We live in central Pennsylvania NFCR link and [...]

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tracking power

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Aug 27, 2015 01:06 AM
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The nudge for getting the wifi extenders up and running was to get a signal from the wifi network out to the garage such that we could hook the energy monitoring from the outbox to the interwebs. After a visit from one of Pecan Street's [...]

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modern art,modern design,art,artist

Matt W. Moore S H A D O V V S

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Aug 27, 2015 01:06 AM
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S H A D O V V S by Matt W. Moore is a stunning display of dimensional geometric expression. During a 2 month stay in Oakland, CA, and a 2 week residency within 886 Geary Gallery, Moore constructed a new body of work. The exhibition has 5 chapters. The [...]

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5 reasons green building is cheaper

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Aug 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Image source: chaoswallpapers.com Many people think that green building is far more expensive than regular building. Yes, the material and energy-saving systems may cost a bit more than you have expected now, but when you compare costs in the long run, [...]

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Ten Ways To Reduce Your Water Use

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Aug 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Less than 1% of all the water on Earth is available for human use. Which is why, from our water butts to our washing machine cleaner, it is vital we understand how to make our homes and gardens as water-efficient as possible. Because reducing your water [...]

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Tips to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Aug 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Reduce Red Meat Intake Traditional red meat comes from ruminant livestock such as cattle and sheep. These animals produce large amounts of methane, which is a greenhouse gas that packs 72 times the punch of CO2 over a 20-year period. Other types of [...]

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