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modern maven: Peter Behrens

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Mar 01, 2015 01:06 AM
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Peter Behrens (1913)Who: Peter Behrens What: German architectWhen: b. 1868 d. 1940; key active time 1907 to 1912Where: Berlin and ViennaWhy: Designed the AEG Turbine FactoryHow: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, [...]

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Trends in Green Building

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Feb 28, 2015 01:06 AM
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Currently Europe is leading the charge toward a green, energy-efficient environment, with an Energy Efficiency Plan to renovate at least 3% of all public buildings each year until the year 2020, when all new buildings are required to be carbon-free. The [...]

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Making Your Home Business Greener

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Feb 28, 2015 01:06 AM
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Whether you’re becoming more environmentally aware, or you’re looking for ways to cut back on business expenses, going green has many benefits. When you run an environmentally friendly business, it’s beneficial to the earth but can also [...]

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Sustainable Construction Products

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Feb 28, 2015 01:06 AM
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No matter your beliefs with regards to the environment and man’s impact on it, green building practices offer benefits to individuals and businesses involved in the construction. Green building encompasses every aspect of construction, from the [...]

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Mid century show room Capperidi Casa

by Tyler  (modern blog) — Feb 27, 2015 01:06 AM
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Capperidi Casa has an amazing mid century show room in Modena Italy. I recently discovered them instagram and instantly intrigued. I am a sure sucker for a store that takes pride in setting up groupings of furniture. There is a great selection of mid [...]

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The Whole Question of Energy

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Feb 27, 2015 01:06 AM
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The recent revelation that websites that identify the cost of comparable services receive commission for every customer who switches over is slightly concerning. When it comes to energy, the main websites involved have been asked for their comments by [...]

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Easy Ways to Make Sure Your Building Materials Are Sustainable

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Feb 27, 2015 01:06 AM
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Sustainability can be a concern for anyone building a home or making improvements to their existing one. You have to consider the materials you’re using, the construction process and the impact of the project over its lifetime. It may seem [...]

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Residential Solar: Are You A Leader Or A Laggard?

by from Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Feb 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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The efficiency and cost effectiveness of residential solar is approaching a tipping point where homeowners should be asking themselves why they haven’t yet adopted the technology.   Far from past eras when residential solar was an [...]

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Every designer and cyclist should watch Me and My Moulton

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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This cute little Canadian production by Torill Kove didn't win an Oscar but is just a [...]

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Hacked standing desks overwhelm office system

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Feb 26, 2015 01:06 AM
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Things don't quite work as they are supposed to when people stand [...]

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