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Community Supported Honey: Ballard Bee Company Seattle, WA

by Lauren Zerbey (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Established in 2010, the Ballard Bee Company began with four hives in owner Corky Luster's yard in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. But what started as a hobby soon grew into a full-fledged business and he now has a series of hives throughout the [...]

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Standout Bathroom Water-Savers from the GreenSpec Guide

by from BuildingGreen.com LIVE  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Niagara's Stealth toilet offers the performance of a pressure-assist model yet is as quiet as a conventional toilet. If you're looking to renovate a bathroom and save some water and energy in the process, check out some of these... [...]

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Inside CIRS at University of British Columbia -- "North America's Greenest Building"

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability is a testbed of green [...]

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Canada's Minister Of Environment Calls Members of Parliament Who Talked To American Congressmen About Keystone "Treacherous"

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Memo to Minster of the Environment Peter Kent: Your job is to protect the environment, not the Keystone XL [...]

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Holiday Cheer: Ozone-Depleting Products No Longer a Big Issue

by Paula Melton from BuildingGreen.com LIVE  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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We're making our GreenSpec list and checking it twice. Crossing ozone depletion off of it feels mighty nice! With the holiday season upon us (yet no snow on the ground here in Vermont since the freak October storm that knocked out power across [...]

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Is the London Olympic Basketball Venue The Ugliest Building Ever?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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I was shocked and appalled at Bonnie's post on the London Olympic basketball stadium ; it gives flatpack a bad name. It looks the the shrink-wrapped boats you see at marinas in winter. It looks like a giant bunion pad. Now I know this is not a [...]

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Minimal & Efficient: Use LEDs for Under Cabinet Lighting

by Lauren Zerbey (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Earlier this year, my husband and I wrapped up a year-long remodel project that included a brand new kitchen. The lighting in our old kitchen was horrible (one fluorescent ceiling light and that was it!), so in our new space we put an emphasis on a [...]

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I need help choosing a replacement for my forced-air heating system.

by from Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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I want something more efficient and less prone to blow dust and allergens throughout the house. Because I live in the southeastern U.S., I will continue to have an AC as well. Can you advise me? Stephen, Begin looking at furnaces that are 95% [...]

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A Post Occupancy Evaluation of 22 GSA Buildings

Green Federal Buildings are a Financial Saving As Well

by Joshua S Hill from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Construct a green building that emits less carbon dioxide and uses less water and energy, but if it doesn’t operate as needed then your money is just going to go down the drain. That’s why a new report that shows sustainably designed federal buildings [...]

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Modern Chicken Coop in Urban Seattle

by Preston from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Check out this lively, modern chicken coop by Nicole Starnes Taylor of MAKE Design Studio.  Taylor designed it for three chickens and their owners in urban Seattle.  With a screen floor and castors, the mobile hen house fertilizes the underlying [...]

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