FreeGreen Unveils Cool Loop House Plan

FreeGreen, a provider of free and premium green house plans, recently unveiled a new premium plan called Loop House.  The modern design features a two-story rectangle covered in fiber cement panels with a loop of cedar that creates a covered porch space.  It’s easy to envision using this space in several ways — watching movies, gathering around a fire pit, and relaxing with friends.

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By |December 27th, 2010|Categories: Modern architecture, Single Family|Tags: , |1 Comment

Interview with Charles & Hudson

Charles & Hudson, an excellent DIY resource with sites on such things as tools, home security, and green building, noticed our new look and was kind enough to publish a short interview.  Visit Charles & […]

By |December 27th, 2010|Categories: Media|0 Comments

15 Shipping Container Projects of 2010

I thought there would be a slowing of container projects, but I’ve been wrong.  They’re popular and some are well done.  That said, as mentioned last year, containers are difficult to work with — here’s a list of considerations — and some folks don’t like how they look like.  Perhaps some of these will change the general perception of that, though.

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By |December 26th, 2010|Categories: Container Design, Lists|10 Comments

Efficiency Dilemma, Chemical Water, Air Sealing, + Tiny Home Subdivisions

The efficiency dilemma.
Oregon to get a subdivision of tiny houses?
Minimalist homes: antidote to housing market.
Using a blower door to help with air sealing.
Chemicals found in several cities’ drinking water.
European green homes take root in Brooklyn.
Saving […]

By |December 25th, 2010|Categories: Week in Review|0 Comments

Five Green Books for Your New Kindle

Amazon is expected to sell more than 8 million Kindles this year, according to Bloomberg.  That’s a lot of people and millions more will use Kindle apps for the iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, etc.  As a Kindle 3 owner and avid reader myself, it’s nice to have a good book lined up ready to go.  So for all you new Kindle owners and app readers, here are five green books to pick up for your new gadget:
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By |December 25th, 2010|Categories: book, Lists|0 Comments

Happy Holidays and All the Best!

Happy holidays and all the best from Jetson Green! Stay healthy, keep warm, and enjoy friends and family. We’re going to publish some year-end coverage over the next week that will be great. And […]

By |December 24th, 2010|Categories: Weblogs|6 Comments
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