Monthly Archives: January 2007

//January

Construction 2.0: Jeriko House + Luxury, Green Living

Jeriko is Different… Design… Strength… Green… Flexibility… Living.  Jeriko House: It Lives in you.  Today, New Orleans-based CEO of Jeriko House, Shawn Burst, announced his company’s plans to enter the modular/prefab home building market with 5 different models (each with an infinite number of configurations).  Burst teamed up with a German engineer […]

By |January 31st, 2007|Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|7 Comments

Owens Corning Headquarters Receives Silver LEED-EB Certification

The Energy Star-rated Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) world headquarters building in Toledo, Ohio, has added another badge of honor with Silver LEED-EB certification.  Designed by Cesar Pelli (listed by the AIA as one of the 10 Most Influential American Architects) and built in 1996, Pelli spoke approvingly of the certification, "I am […]

By |January 30th, 2007|Corporate, LEED, Vegetation|0 Comments

Carnival of the Green #62

As you all know, Carnival of the Green is basically a carnival of blog posts that gets passed around from one green site to another.  Posting happens on Mondays.  Treehugger graciously supports the endeavor, so pop on over there if you’re interested in hosting a carnival or submitting an article (carnivalofgreen gmail dot […]

By |January 29th, 2007|News|0 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: LEED Silver One Victory Park

Taking a page from local developer Harwood, it looks like Hillwood decided to throw its hat into the green development ring with One Victory Park.  1VP is a 20-story, 450,000 square-foot, LEED-Silver office building slated for completion in 2008.  I’ve read a few conflicting reports on the actual details of the building, […]

By |January 27th, 2007|LEED, Modern architecture, Skyscraper|0 Comments

Noteworthy Green News: Week in Review

Massachusetts Power Plants to Pay Emissions Penalties: State Rejoins a Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative – Massachusetts power plant owners will have to pay a penalty for every pound of emissions that contribute to global warming under an agreement signed by Governor Deval Patrick yesterday that is expected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars […]

By |January 27th, 2007|News, Week in Review, Wind|0 Comments

Clarification Please! Is Green Building More Expensive or Not?

Recently, I attended a guest lecture by a seasoned real estate developer, and he was talking about the profitability of his projects.  This speaker has major experience will all types of investments including retail, single family, industrial, condo, etc.  I put him on the spot and asked him about the numbers he’s […]

By |January 25th, 2007|LEED, News|7 Comments