Results: 400W Wind Turbine Giveaway


I want to thank you for entering the 400W wind generator contest that we ran last week.  It drew close to 400 entries from folks all around the country, and I enjoyed viewing your links and hearing about your projects.  Seems clear that there’s demand for small wind in the right location, and the following winner should be able to put this turbine to good use.  


By |May 10th, 2010|Giveaways|0 Comments

Top 10 Green Architecture Firms


In conjunction with Architect magazine's second annual listing of the Architect 50, the magazine also created a list of top 10 green architecture firms.  Its findings are based upon surveys administered during the first three months of this year to 161 firms.  The survey isn't large enough to consider all firms, but Architect welcomes applications through its team of editors. 


By |May 9th, 2010|LEED, News|3 Comments

Skyscraper Farms, Growing Walls, Concrete Capture, + Rooftop Energy

Week in Review

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By |May 8th, 2010|Week in Review|0 Comments

Green Prefab Home Planned for NYC


New World Home brings modular technology and sustainability to traditional home design, and, as far as traditional is concerned, these homes are quite nice.  So when you think about it, the collaboration between Country Living magazine and New World Home is perfect. 


By |May 7th, 2010|News, Prefab|4 Comments

New Paradigm: Living Built Environment

Omega Center for Sustainable Living

Everything is changing over at the Cascadia Green Building Council.  Dropping the word “Region” from its name, the organization has new moniker to go with a new motto, “Envisioning the Living Future.”  But that’s not all.  The mission is new, too.  These changes seem designed to convey an upbeat focus not on individual buildings or projects but the whole built environment. 


By |May 6th, 2010|News|1 Comment

German Prefab Shipping to the States


German HUF Haus makes these beautiful, modern, post-and-beam homes through precision engineering and factory manufacturing.  The homes are expensive but a HUF house is energy efficient, spacious, and high tech.  HUF is a unique participant in the green prefab world with their signature floor-to-ceiling windows and clean lines.


By |May 6th, 2010|Modern architecture, Prefab|15 Comments