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The Most High-Tech Green Buildings

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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July 16, 2010 -- http://energypriorities.com/ -- Forbes has gathered ten buildings it considers to be the most high-tech in the world. The photos are worth the trip. Architects spearheaded the movement, decades ago, to make buildings less [...]

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Friday Fun: Energy Crossword Puzzle

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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September 27, 2008 -- This was great fun for a Friday... a crossword puzzle all about energy and the utility industry. I got all but four. "Energy and Utilities 101 Crossword Puzzle" by UtiliPoint Int'l consultant Patty Walton. The crossword [...]

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Public Transit: The Cost of Financial Carelessness

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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November 02, 2009 -- http://energypriorities.com/ -- Wll bailed-out banks bankrupt transit systems at a time when those systems are critical to our energy independence? Mitchell Moss has a column today in the New York Times advocating a [...]

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Remote Office Centers

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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Remote Office Centers - http://www.remoteofficecenters.comRemote Office Centers lease individual offices, phone systems, telecommuting services and infrastructure to workers from multiple companies in shared centers near where people live. [...]

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Photographers Make Wedding Invites Made From Repurposed Film Canisters

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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Images copyright Ambient Studios , used with permission Trevor and Larissa are partners in a photography studio and partners in life, so for their wedding invitations they kept to a photography theme and packed them into repurposed 35mm film [...]

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us askew

by zora naki from gardenopolis  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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as a gardener, i love the rain (no watering! free pass!), but as a home reno person in the process, with no ROOF, i hate it. go away! you are potentially ruining my hardwood floors, currently covered by plywood, but still lurking! progress has been made. [...]

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Ready for Rurbanism?

by James Glave from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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We know that low-density suburban development is bad news for the atmosphere, for community, for taxpayers, and lots of other things. As I note in my book, Almost Green, I don’t think we’re  quite a suburb over here on Bowen Island, though we [...]

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SFO Adds Carbon Footprint Kiosks Enabling Travelers To Offset Their Flight

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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We are all aware by now, or at least should be, that the single largest contributor to our own individual carbon footprint is plane travel. Often times, there is no other viable alternative means of transportation to get you where you need to go in a [...]

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Adhocism in Action: Shopping Cart Is Repurposed Into Lounge Chair

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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Images Credit Mike Bouchet, Courtesy of Cumulus Studios It is what architectural theorist Charles Jencks called it Adhocism back in 1968: Basically it involves using an available system or dealing with an existing situation in a new way to solve [...]

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Under One Roof

by admin from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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Last October, Canadian Geographic magazine published an investigative feature of mine on the emerging alliance between the green-building movement and the heritage-conservation community. During the reporting and research I uncovered a really interesting [...]

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