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Haiku Ceiling Fan: Quiet & Efficient

by Kate Legere from Green Living | Apartment Therapy  (green blog) — Mar 14, 2012 04:36 PM
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Big Ass Fan recently debuted the Haiku, a ceiling fan they deem as the quietest and most energy efficient fan in the world. An award winning motor delivers silent operation, and because each fan is individually balanced, it won't wobble or rattle. [...]

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The Home Depot LEED Initiative

by Rachel Wray Thompson from Main | Apartment Therapy  (other blog) — Mar 13, 2012 11:13 AM
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Recognizing the rising demand for green homes , The Home Depot and The US Green Building Council have recently launched a database for affordable LEED eligible products. Even if you're not working on a LEED project, the database serves as easy to [...]

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Tiny Balconies: Inspiration from our Tours Renters Solutions

by Nancy Mitchell from Main | Apartment Therapy  (other blog) — Mar 13, 2012 11:12 AM
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Tali and Cory's Astro-Polaroid Style " /> Jennifer & Nello's Hunter/Gatherer Home ">"> Sam's Sydney Simplicity ">"> Andrew's Parisian Remix ">"> Daniel's Shady Street Side Balcony ">"> Sabrina's Small and Serene [...]

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Kitchen with a twist

Kitchen with a twist

by Jules (noreply@blogger.com) from IKEA Hackers  (finish blog) — Mar 13, 2012 11:11 AM
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Materials: Abstrakt cabinets with high gloss gray/white door fronts and drawers, Abstrakt refrigerator/fan cabinets, Nutid oven / microwave (30 inch) Besta Burs media storage unit, Numerar counter top (black with steel look edging) Numerar birch conuter [...]

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A Dogged Story

by Eric from PrairieMod  (design blog) — Mar 13, 2012 11:10 AM
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The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed doghouse—designed decades ago for young Jim Berger and recently rebuilt from original plans—is back in the news cycle and continuing to draw interest. Read more here. image via [...]

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Mies party with haircuts by Vidal Sassoon stylists!

by Edward Lifson (noreply@blogger.com) from Hello Beautiful!  (design blog) — Mar 13, 2012 11:09 AM
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Celebrate Mies' 126th Birthday Join us on March 27, 2012, at 6pm in S.R. Crown Hall to celebrate Mies' 126th birthday and his influence on Vidal Sassoon—for the shear fun of it! In the mid-twentieth century, Mies changed architecture [...]

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Sebastopol Tables

The Clever Sebastopol Table from Coalesse

by B2 Modern from B2 Modern  (modern blog) — Mar 13, 2012 11:09 AM
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The Sebastopol Tables are a highly adaptable and versatile contemporary table collection that was designed by Emilia Borgthorsdottir for Coalesse.  They are difficult to classify as a coffee table, side table, end table or occasional table because they [...]

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Austin pay phone revival project with art!

by Adrienne Breaux from 2Modern Blog  (modern blog) — Mar 13, 2012 11:08 AM
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Technology moving forward means there are often relics of the past that by necessity sometimes get abandoned. With how prolific cell phones are now, it’s sad to see all the pay phones become lonely things. Not anymore! The folks behind a cool [...]

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Can a layperson manage to tie a solar system into their grid without a pro's help?

by from Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Mar 13, 2012 11:07 AM
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I'm interested to know if there's a DIY guide to installing solar power into the grid. Also, I'm curious to know if your house's electronics system can be attached to solar-supplied batteries and cut the grid out entirely? Chris, Great [...]

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Top Eight Alternative Fuels

by Glenn Meyers from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Mar 12, 2012 10:29 AM
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It’s always good knowing as much as possible about alternative fuels, especially those that can be considered renewable. This is a list that was posted this week on Clean Technica. Top Eight Alternative Fuels (via Clean Technica) [...]

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