FSC Reclaimed Teak by IndoTeak Design

California-based IndoTeak Design has what it calls “the greenest teak products on the market.”  Its FSC-certified, post-consumer, recycled teak products — flooring, paneling, siding, and decking — come from Indonesian structures up to 300 years old.  IndoTeak also offers a unique, patchwork-painted Balinese boat wood, reclaimed artisan teak cabinets, and other beautiful custom wood products.  IndoTeak provides competitive pricing and matches competitors, assuming the same quantity and quality.

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By |April 25th, 2011|Categories: Materials, Recycled|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Earth Day Interview with Woman’s Day

Woman’s Day, an enormously popular magazine that helps its readers “live well every day,” just published an article with six tips for a greener home.  I talked with Olivia Putnal while she was researching […]

By |April 24th, 2011|Categories: Media|1 Comment

Results: JDR Industry Blogger Awards

I want to take a moment to thank you for voting for this site in the recent JDR Annual Industry Blogger Awards.  I’m happy to report that Jetson Green was nominated and won […]

By |April 24th, 2011|Categories: Media, Weblogs|6 Comments

NZE Tract Homes, Solar Valuation, Vertical Landscape, + Efficiency Upgrade Loans

Solar panels increase home values.
Cities versus suburbs is the wrong debate.
Home energy upgrades get U.S.-backed loans.
Builders offer near net-zero energy tract homes.
Green product sales down with cost-cutting.
Million dollar house uses very little energy.
A green wall […]

By |April 23rd, 2011|Categories: Week in Review|1 Comment

Have a Great Earth Day 2011

I hope you’re enjoying Earth Day and taking it all in with an open mind. For many, it’s a time to get acquainted with the planet in a new way, and that’s a good […]

By |April 22nd, 2011|Categories: Weblogs|0 Comments

Study: Green Too Fringe for Mainstream

OgilvyEarth, a sustainability consultancy, studied the mainstream consumer and posted some fascinating research.  Specifically, 82% of Americans have good green intentions, while only 16% of Americans are firmly dedicated to fulfilling those green intentions — leaving 66% in the middle, the “Middle Green,” wanting to do more but not getting it done.  This deficiency between intent and action — the Green Gap — is explained with some firm solutions in a 131-page reported called Mainstream Green.

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By |April 22nd, 2011|Categories: Lists, News|6 Comments
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