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Looking for an Existing Green Home? Start at ListedGreen

by GreenNeighbor from My Green Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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So you want to buy an existing green home but don’t know where to look? Or maybe you’re worried about the greenwashing that some use to differentiate themselves due to a souring market? ListedGreen is your savior. Founder Dave Syring saw a number of [...]

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m2 Green Prefab from Method Homes

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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It's been a while since we last mentioned Method Homes, but the company has built a number of green prefabs recently that deserve some mention.  Last December, the company installed this modern modular home, referred to as m2, on a picturesque mountain [...]

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Are Wind Turbines Elegant or Eyesores?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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While looking at old buildings near Walkerton, Ontario with local heritage activists on the weekend, I mentioned that I rather liked seeing wind turbines on the horizon, 30 kilometers away on the shores of Lake Huron. They almost threw me out of [...]

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Aloni Residence Has Small Environmental And Visual Footprint

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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This unusual looking dwelling was completed in 2008 on the Cycladic island of Antiparos, Greece. Designed by decaARCHITECTURE, Aloni, as it’s known, is a good example of a residential structure that incorporates both passive energy-efficient and [...]

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Herman Miller Unveils New Sayl Chairs

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Imagine a suspension bridge with sailing vessels floating close by.  Both objects, the sail and the bridge, are represented in this new chair designed by Yves Béhar in collaboration with Herman Miller.  The sail is reflected in the name, Sayl, and [...]

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I am seeking an eco-friendly replacement for traditional asphalt shingles.

by from Green Home Guide General Feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Have you thought about checking out metal roofs? Metal roofs are getting much closer in price to asphalt. They are green because the metal is post-consumer recycled material and it will be recycled again when it comes off the roof 50 to 100 years from [...]

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So Many Special Days To Celebrate This Month

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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On Thursday night, Americans are thankful for what they have, and on Friday morning, many will go out and get more of it. It's crazy, especially in these economic times, to be shovelling money into big box stores. Kalle Lasn of Adbusters thought so, [...]

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Elegant Bike Storage Shelf From Knife & Saw

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Images credit: Knife and Saw Designboom shows this bike shelf from Chris Brigham , a graphic designer gone 3D and now making furniture under the name Knife and Saw. . Living in San Francisco and visiting friends in New York, he "noticed that there [...]

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Porsche Introduces The 918 Spyder Plug-In. Stunning, Sexy, And 78 MPG!?

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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That’s right folks; no bs…78 miles per gallon. I wouldn’t lie to you (unless Porsche is lying to everyone). Finally, an exoctic sports car hybrid that does more than simply add an extra mile to the gallon or give it’s maker some [...]

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Solar-Skinned surPLUShome Looks Cool, But Wastes Power Potential

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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The annual Department of Energy sponsored Solar Decathlon is currently underway on The National Mall in Washington, D.C. The Solar Decathlon joins 20 college and university teams in a competition to design, build, and operate the most attractive and [...]

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