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Hindsight

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Trulia Hindsight - http://hindsight.trulia.comTrulia Hindsight is an animated map of homes in the United States that the year the properties were built to show the growth of streets, neighborhoods and cities over [...]

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Oregon’s Solar Highway Spotlights Creative Usage Of Roadside Land

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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If you’ve ever traveled this country’s highways, you’ve probably noticed that the 40 or so feet of ‘land’ immediately adjacent at the side of the road is almost always baron (aside from trash and the occasional road-kill). [...]

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I live in a Santa Fe style house, the kind with a flat roof and no attic crawlspace. Is there a way to improve attic insulation?

by from Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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We find this situation in homes that we provide energy audits for in Southern California. The homeowner is usually concerned about the comfort level, and this is what we typically recommend: If the ceilling has some space between the drywall and the [...]

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Pangreen: Information Services for Greener Lifestyle Decisions

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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October 29, 2009 -- http://energypriorities.com/ -- Pangreen is one of 12 semi-finalists in the 2009 Pacific Northwest Clean Tech Open. Pangreen believes personalized information is the key to behavior change and, ultimately, greener lifestyles for [...]

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Week in Review

PACE Problems, Rescue Bamboo, Recycled Bricks, + Not Just Passive

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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More than Passive. Putting the brakes on PACE. Consumer green spending unaffected by recession. Building with new recycled bricks (CalStar). Companies upset about DOE showerhead rule. Smart meters alone not really energy savers. Green building: the [...]

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Dyson International Prizes: Are They Solutions In Search Of A Problem?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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The Dyson Award is "an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers." All three of this years prizes go for devices that save lives, and all three are, I think, full of contradictions and [...]

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Almost Green Storms YouTube

by James Glave from Glave.com  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Here’s the first of what I hope will be several trailers for ALMOST GREEN. It’s called “Creative Financing,” and my pal Cam Hayduk produced it. [...]

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Flynn’s Container House in TRON: Legacy

by Preston from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Readers noticed the omission of one particular project in our year-end compilation of 15 shipping container projects from 2010.  If you’ve seen TRON: Legacy, you know Sam Flynn (played by Garrett Hedlund) has a cool shipping container house in the [...]

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From Farm To Fridge To Garbage Can

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Hennepin Collection We have written often about the extraordinary waste of food in the world; In America, as much as half of it is lost between the field and the fridge. Health writer Tara Parker-Pope of the New York Times picks up on the subject [...]

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Clean Air Cabs: Arizona’s Newest Carbon Neutral Taxicab Service.

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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An Arizona company began operating today what it is calling the nation’s second carbon neutral taxicab service. Clean Air Cabs is comprised of 26 Toyota Prius hybrids, with plans to increase the fleet to more than 200 hybrids instead of the [...]

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