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No, your microwave oven isn't killing the planet

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 19, 2018 01:08 AM
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These stupid headlines miss the whole point. Microwaves use very little power, slightly more than a 7-watt LED bulb over its [...]

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Lloyd Kahn's good advice on how to rebuild after disaster

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 19, 2018 01:08 AM
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After the California fires, the building expert has some suggestions that really make sense for anyone [...]

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Short List for Amazon's second headquarters speaks volumes about cities

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 19, 2018 01:08 AM
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There are not many surprises, other than Columbus, Ohio and Toronto, [...]

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a Wright wronged

by bubba of the bubbles (noreply@blogger.com) from austin cubed  (build blog) — Jan 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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Back in 2012 we stopped in to gawk at a medical office Frank Lloyd Wright designed in Whitefish, Montana, as we were working our way to Glacier. The leasers were kind enough to show us around and tell us about the space. Unbelievably, last week, new [...]

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"ReNEWable Living Home" opens Orlando Builders Show, and it's not totally horrible

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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There are lessons to be learned from this model home built by Meritage, even if it is big and [...]

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An uplifting story: the escalator just had its 125th birthday.

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 18, 2018 01:06 AM
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On TreeHugger we often say "take the stairs!" but escalators have changed how we get [...]

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Another reason to love Passive House: it's really quiet

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 17, 2018 01:06 AM
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New tests by nk Architects show that it cuts the noise in [...]

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Toronto Police tells pedestrians: "Road safety- It starts with you."

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 17, 2018 01:06 AM
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Telling people to "cross the street as if your life depends on it" is just going to scare people out of walking. But hey, it worked for [...]

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New York City's Mayor de Blasio to divest from big oil and sue the companies

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 16, 2018 01:06 AM
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Changes closer to home would be nice [...]

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SLA puts the icing on Bjarke's Amager Bakke cake

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 16, 2018 01:06 AM
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The landscape design for the roof of the waste-to-energy plant is a terrific [...]

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