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LEDs Shine in Bedding Plant Production Study

by pressroom from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Jul 23, 2014 01:19 AM
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LEDs shine brightly in a new study. Growers of annual bedding plant seedlings or plugs work to produce compact, fully rooted transplants with a large stem diameter and high root dry mass–qualities that make seedlings less susceptible to damage [...]

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Living near a bike lane makes you fit

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 23, 2014 01:19 AM
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A new study concludes that people living near a cycle path or bike lane get 45 minutes more exercise every [...]

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Phoenix is cooking the planet to refrigerate its buildings

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 23, 2014 01:19 AM
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A new study shows that air conditioning really does heat up the [...]

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The tiny house movement goes underground in fallout shelters

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 23, 2014 01:19 AM
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These days, it sometimes feels like a return to the cold war; perhaps underground tiny houses will be making a [...]

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The LandARK from ZedFactory treads lightly on the coppice clearing

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 22, 2014 01:19 AM
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Bill Dunster usually does the greenest of multifamily projects; this tiny house is an interesting [...]

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Vital Things To Check Before Buying A Country Cottage

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Jul 22, 2014 01:19 AM
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A move to the country is the dream of many people. The houses and gardens of suburban homes are tiny compared with that which is available just a few miles out of town. Perhaps you have sold a property and now have the luxury of being able to buy a house [...]

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Smart And Environment-Friendly Security Solutions For Your Home

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Jul 22, 2014 01:19 AM
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It is natural to worry about the safety of your family and children. You will want your home to be safe and secured but at the same time environmental concerns of installing security systems may hover in your mind. You may be in search of home security [...]

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45 years ago today, humans walked on the moon for the first time

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 21, 2014 01:29 AM
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When are they going [...]

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The top ten posts of the week, from Teslas to tiny houses

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jul 20, 2014 01:21 AM
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Plus lots of green [...]

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Sustainable Energy Solutions: Compost-Powered Heat

by Glenn Meyers from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Jul 19, 2014 01:31 AM
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For those composting champions wanting to know more about useable energy which can be captured in the composting process, this guest article from Gaelan Brown about compost-powered heat should help throw light on the subject. Brown has also provided a [...]

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