Green Gift Guide: Art and Furniture

By |November 29th, 2010|Categories: green gift, List|Tags: |0 Comments

Green Gift Guide: Perfect for the …

By |November 29th, 2010|Categories: green gift, List|0 Comments

Frugal Prosperity, Code Changer, Forgoing Certification, + Green Pockets

By |November 27th, 2010|Categories: Week in Review|0 Comments

And a Happy Thanksgiving to You!

By |November 25th, 2010|Categories: Weblogs|0 Comments

Element Prefab Installed in Long Island

Blu Homes recently installed and completed this factory-built home for two professors in Long Island.  It’s based on the Element line, which is basically the same model used to build this Rhode Island retreat that we mentioned previously.  Maura McCarthy, co-founder of Blu Homes, told me in an email that steel frame construction helped the permitting process because the site is in a 120 mph wind zone near the ocean.

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By |November 25th, 2010|Categories: Prefab, Single Family|Tags: , |0 Comments

EnGuard Recycled PET Batt Insulation

Alex Wilson, this year's winner of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing, selected EnGuard Insulation by Vita Nonwovens as the BuildingGreen Product of the Week following Greenbuild in Chicago.  The 100% polyester insulation product is made with recycled plastic bottles, or, more specifically, 15% post-consumer and 35% pre-consumer recycled content. 

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By |November 24th, 2010|Categories: Materials, Recycled|Tags: |0 Comments
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