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Allison Arieff On The Future Of The Office

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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My office today I originally titled this post "Allison Arieff On The Office of the Future" but really, that's wrong, it is really about the future of the office. She picks up on a theme that I covered in Meet The New Boss's Office, Same As The Old [...]

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Cement Fiberboard: Eco-Friendly Siding

by Rachel Wray Thompson (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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If you’re looking to replace or upgrade your existing siding, cement fiberboard is a great material to consider. Less maintenance than wood, more durable than vinyl (and less toxic) and guaranteed for over 25 years. Sound too good to be true? [...]

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Space Saver: USB Wall Socket

by Lauren Zerbey (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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I love finding products that are clever, well-designed and celebrate the realistic presence that technology has in our homes. This wall socket is the same size as a regular outlet, but includes two USB ports - a great solution for small space living or [...]

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10 Resources For Keepin' It Cool Shopper's Guide

by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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With record high temperatures across the US, it looks like we’ll all be seeking out ways to stay cool this weekend. To help you beat the heat, check out these shopping guides for everything from fans to fridges, as well as some tips for purchasing and [...]

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DesignBuildBluff: Sustainable Student Work

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Images credit designbuiltBLUFF I was happy to see DesignBuildBLUFF get exposure in Inhabitat and Archdaily recently; TreeHugger gave them a Best of Green Award this year for Best Student Work, and they won the People's Choice Award too. [...]

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The History and Design of the Bathroom Part 8: Pulling It All Together

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Images and drawings by Lloyd Alter Over the last few weeks I have tried to pull all of the disparate ideas for the bathroom together and come up with a functional and practical set of ideas. Here is a summary of them all, in one bathroom that you can't [...]

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Axis Mundi Turns Highrise Into Neighborhoods At MoMA Tower

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Why can't highrises be more like lowrises, with individuality and [...]

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Endurawood: Sustainable, FSC-Certified Wood Products Store Profile

by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Portland-based Endurawood designs custom, sustainable wood products for the home, including countertops, dining tables and cabinets. As one of the first businesses in the country to adopt the Forest Stewardship Council’s group chain-of-custody [...]

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Congress Goes Through With Ban On Green Building at Department of Defense

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Can this government do any more damage to the green [...]

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Business Academy Supporting Green Entrepreneurs in the Bay Area

by Green Chamber of Commerce  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Hosted by Green for All and the University of Phoenix Date: Thursday September 29th and Friday September 30th Where: San Jose, CA Location: University of Phoenix – San Jose Learning Center 3590 N. First Street San Jose, CA 95134 Time: [...]

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