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LEED, Prefab, Apartments: The Modules

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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This 72-unit building, The Modules, is under construction near Temple University in Philadelphia.  Designed by Interface Studio Architects, the apartment project includes 60,000 square feet of living space with a green roof, parking for 38 cars, and [...]

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11 Steps For Starving Students That Will Make A Difference For The Environment

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Image Credit Lloyd Alter When asked a few years ago what the single most important thing one could do to reduce their carbon footprint, a so-called expert (not on this site) responded "get rid of vampire power ." Since then we have, I think, all [...]

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Three Tiny Houses without Borders

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Perhaps you read a recent article in the NY Times on portable shelters.  In the article, Jim Robbins discusses the relief housing efforts of a few organizations and companies that I've noticed over the years.  These houses, often prefabricated and [...]

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Folsom + Dore Supportive Apartments by David Baker + Partners

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Folsom + Dore Supportive Apartments by David Baker + Partners, Architects View the full entry [...]

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Home Depot Selling Cheap LEDs Online

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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If you're looking to make the switch from incandescent to LED lighting, now may be a good time. The Home Depot struck a deal with the Lighting Science Group Corporation and is the exclusive seller of an affordable line of ECOSMART LED products. One bulb [...]

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9 Best Practices for Choosing and Installing a Tankless Water Heater

by from Energy Efficiency Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/GreenHomeGuideGeneralFeed/~4/LDaUpq0rZrM" height="1" width="1" [...]

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Light Bulbs Get a New Nutrition Label

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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A couple weeks ago, the FTC released a final rule relating to new labels for light bulb packaging.  The labels are designed to help consumers understand the differences between traditional incandescent, compact fluorescent (CFL), and light emitting [...]

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Net Zero Playhouse in Orange County

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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One of the entries this year in Project Playhouse, an annual fundraiser by HomeAid, is a net-zero playhouse called the Ocean Adventure Lab.  The structure, designed by LPA Inc. and built by Turner Construction, will be auctioned off in early [...]

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Dirt-Powered Batteries Bring Electricity To Those Without

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Many people don’t know this, but the ground beneath you contains an electrical charge; albeit an extremely weak one. Scientists have known for quite some time that an electrical charge could be harvested from the metabolic processes of bacteria [...]

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Steve Jobs with iPhone house

by LA2Step from Building Green TV blogs  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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Gizmodo reports on the plans for Apple CEO Steve Jobs' new house in Woodside, California, to be built on the site of a mansion Jobs purchased back in 1984. That mansion, which had been built in the 1920s by copper magnate Daniel Jackling, had been the [...]

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