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Pop Up House Prototype in Petaluma

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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If you liked the Ultimate Desert House, you’ll probably have some interest in this PopUp House from House Port. Pictured is a prototype of the PopUp House in Petaluma, California, which was built with SIPs and a metal house port. The actual home is [...]

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A Roof Tile That Eliminates NOx Smog

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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This summer, KB Home unveiled a prototype home in Lancaster, California, outfitted with solar panels, energy storage, LED lighting, and an electric vehicle outlet, among other technologies.  The prototype also included a roof tile called Auranox by [...]

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Celebrating 76 Years of a Disposable Culture and Lousy Beer

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Image credit weburbanist Wired notes that January 24 is the anniversary of the sale of the first can of beer, in 1935. Wired claims that "Compared to glass, the cans were lightweight, cheap, and easy to stack and ship. Unlike bottles, you didn't [...]

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A New Design Movement That Can Help Us Beat Obesity

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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From our friends at Fast Company , "bridging the fuzzy border between design and business." A primer on Active Design, which creates buildings and environments that fight America's obesity epidemic. Today, obesity is poised to overtake tobacco as [...]

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Postcard

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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"postcard" by grace.coulterView the rest of the images or add your own to the Outrage Flickr [...]

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Asul: New Adaptable Modern Homes

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Before joining forces with Shepley Bulfinch, Merz Project, architect of the Galleries at Turney, had a small paragraph of information on their website of "asul" prefabs planned for "Prescott Community."  While I never was able to learn any thing new [...]

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Should We Show More Big Green Houses On TreeHugger?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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When I asked Are There Too Many Car Stories on TreeHugger? Cars and Transportation editor Mike responded that "We should cover cars for the same reason we should cover buildings (99.999% not green, biggest polluters on Earth) and much else. Because [...]

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Gardening with Community Solar Power

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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Often, when you think of solar power, you probably think about utility scale solar plants or solar power generated on a home or building. But have you heard about community solar, or what may be referred to as a solar garden? Like a community garden, [...]

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Chinese Hackers May Have Been Responsible For ‘Climategate’ Emails

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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It now appears that the hacked emails of climate-change scientists, that began a flurry of debate regarding the true existence of man-made climate change a few months ago, may have been the work of Chinese hackers; the government of whom stood to benefit [...]

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Sustainable Industries Economic Forum in Seattle

by Denis Du Bois from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:13 AM
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November 10, 2008 -- http://energypriorities.com/ -- The shaky economy is casting dark shadows on the viability of initiatives toward environmental and social responsibility. Shining a light into the green business future is the goal of the [...]

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