The Ultimate Green Gift Guide 2010

By |December 10th, 2010|Categories: green gift, List|0 Comments

Home Office in a Tiny Green YardPod

The shedworking movement is growing with folks nixing the daily commute by carving out a little extra space at home.  One way to do this is with a YardPod, which is fabricated in a solar-powered factory in Rohnert Park, California.  YardPods are framed in light-gauge, recycled-content steel, insulated with recycled-content, natural cotton fiber, and covered with a cool roof.  Flooring can be either bamboo or cork.  A 10’x12′ DIY model starts at $2,100, while a complete kit starts at $11,000, not including tax or delivery.

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By |December 10th, 2010|Categories: Modern architecture, Prefab|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tracking the Sun with the Wattsun

By |December 10th, 2010|Categories: Green Tech, Solar|Tags: |2 Comments

Prefab Sustainable Cabin in West Texas

By |December 9th, 2010|Categories: Modern architecture, Prefab, video|7 Comments

Solera Strikes LEED Gold in Denver

By |December 8th, 2010|Categories: LEED, Multifamily|0 Comments
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LEED Retains Status Quo of FSC Only

As you know, there’s been a lot of back and forth between wood certification bodies, stakeholders, and the USGBC relating to the certified wood credit applicable all commercial LEED rating systems.  The debate was documented in a five-part series in The Tyee recently, and led to the creation of the Forest Certification Benchmark.

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By |December 7th, 2010|Categories: LEED, Materials, News|Tags: , |1 Comment
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