Monthly Archives: April 2007

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5 Ways to Start Your Home's Green Remodel

Let’s face it, not everyone can go out there and build a new house to have a green home.  A lot of older homes will need to be renovated.  With green renovations, there’s a sequence to what you do.  For example, if your home has poor insulation and leaks energy, putting solar panels on […]

By |April 19th, 2007|Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Water Efficiency|0 Comments

Interface Studio: Sustainable, Economic Sheridan Street Housing

The Philadelphia Sustainability Awards Finalists have been chosen and one of the projects that was overlooked is the following 13-unit, affordable, environmentally-friendly housing project designed by Interface Studio, LLC.  One of the goals of this project was to design affordable homes with extremely low utility costs.  When money is tight, being hit […]

Ray Kappe, FAIA: 10 Most Important Principles to Success

Lately, Ray Kappe has been getting a lot of attention for his residences designed for LivingHomes, the Steve Glenn prefab company.  Kappe’s first home has been featured all over the place for achieving the highest LEED certification possible, the Platinum rating.  I think his work is incredible, so I was studying his stuff when […]

By |April 17th, 2007|LEED, Lists, Modern architecture, Prefab|1 Comment

Jetson Green Named to MoPo 2007 – Top 25 Architecture Blogs (Updated)

I just wanted to kick out a shout to the blog Eikongraphia and Michiel van Raaij for working hard to compile a list of the Top 25 Architecture Blogs on the internet right now.  I’m pleased to announce that Jetson Green occupies the #9 position on the list.  Without having […]

By |April 15th, 2007|Modern architecture, News|0 Comments

Green Building Gets Easy, Green Hotels, Construction Materials, Wind Capacity Growing, + Low Impact is Popular (WIR)

Green Housing Gains Ground: Green Home Building Doesn’t Have to be Complicated, Experts Say; Simple Steps Can Make Houses More Environmentally Friendly U.S. Wind Energy Grew 20 % in 2006; Now Enough to Generate Power for 3M Average U.S. Homes Green Is the New Black: Becoming a Popular Approach to Lessen […]

By |April 14th, 2007|Conservation, Gadgets, Hotel, Materials, Week in Review|0 Comments

It's a Green Spring…You Choose

I take my oldies to 1/2-Price when I’m done, it’s better than trash.  You?

By |April 12th, 2007|News, Recycled|0 Comments