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.
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.
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:
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 […]
After several years of concept and development, architect Ed Binkley came up with “the shelter series” — small, green, affordable abodes — to be used as relief housing, guest housing, small scale developments, or pretty much anything else. These homes range in size from 300-1,400 square feet and can be built without breaking the bank.