Monthly Archives: August 2006

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Bush Library Candidate SMU Takes LEED with Embrey Engineering Building

The official opening for the J. Lindsay Embrey Engineering Building is set for September 8, 2006. This event marks the beginning of an explosion of green building projects slated for the Dallas area. Sustainable construction is here to stay, but this project could be a precursor to greater things at SMU…namely, the Green Presidential […]

By |August 28th, 2006|LEED, News|1 Comment

August Green: Kicking Out the Shouts

As August starts to wind down, I’d like to kick out a quick, Sunday shout to those of you that are reading my blog and taking the time to email, comment, or place a Jetson Green link on your site. As I’ve tried to post little snippets of what I think is cool and […]

By |August 27th, 2006|Uncategorized|0 Comments

[August] Architectural Record House of the Month: Belmont Geothermal Home

I thought I would post information on this home, not because of its superior green features, although it does have green features, but because of the architect’s attention to modern design and the client’s needs. It’s an excellent looking abode…and at a price tag of $3.2 million, who wouldn’t want it! The sustainable crutch […]

By |August 24th, 2006|Modern architecture, Modern design|0 Comments

USGBC Notes 20% Increase in LEED APs

The number of LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED AP) has increased 20 percent year over year, bringing the total number of LEED APs to 25,000.  Accreditation is received from the USGBC, and the rapid increase in LEED APs is a sign of the trend towards sustainable design, construction, and architecture.

There is an extremely informative website/magazine called […]

By |August 24th, 2006|LEED|0 Comments

Adobe's San Jose Building Goes LEED-EB Platinum Green

As a person smitten with the entrepreneurial bug, I always love to read Business 2.0 magazine when it comes in the mail.  And it’s not that the magazine has ideas for me to start businesses, but it makes me think differently about trends and the future …it makes me come up with new business […]

By |August 23rd, 2006|Corporate, LEED|2 Comments

Differentiation Strategy: EcoBroker, GreenHomesForSale, Etc.

Applications for building permits have slowed down, some projects have been tosssed, and interest rates are inching higher. Homes sales will be ugly, to use the headline of one news article. All the while, real estate agents are scampering, trying to drum up business and continue the high life. I’m not a real estate […]

By |August 21st, 2006|Prefab|0 Comments