60-Watt Equivalent LEDs for Below $40

If you’re looking for long-lasting, energy-efficient lighting, 60-watt replacement LEDs are on the way to big box retailers.  These lights screw in just like typical incandescents, but they use less than a quarter of the energy and have no mercury, unlike CFLs.

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By |November 22nd, 2010|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Green Tech|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

Efficient Construction, Green Furniture, Bio-LED Lighting, + Shrinking the Dream

By |November 20th, 2010|Categories: Week in Review|0 Comments

Top Ten Green Building Products [2010]

For the ninth year in a row, BuildingGreen has announced their list of Top-10 Green Building Products.  BuildingGreen sifts the products from additions to the GreenSpec Directory, coverage in Environmental Building News, and blogs on BuildingGreen.  Here are seven products from the list to keep on the radar:

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By |November 20th, 2010|Categories: Green Tech, Materials, News|0 Comments

A Passive House Hotel in Washington?

The small town of Oroville — north central Washington four miles from the border — has big aspirations.  A developer has plans to build the first Passive House hotel in North America, according to Examiner.com.

Developer Steve Morberg already secured Highway 97 frontage for the project and will use a design by Bôd Structures, formerly known as American Container Homes, to construct the hotel in phases.

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By |November 19th, 2010|Categories: Hotel, Passive House|0 Comments

NanaWall Unveils Bamboo Folding Doors

By |November 18th, 2010|Categories: Green Tech, Materials|Tags: |0 Comments

H2hotel has a Wavy Living Green Roof

By |November 18th, 2010|Categories: Green Roof, Hotel, LEED|0 Comments
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