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August Monthly of Green Articles

Another month is now gone, and it flew by fast.  We tried to balance out our coverage with a better approach to products and technology.  Vantage was kind enough to show us their energy management system, and Oxygenics let us test out their new luxury showerhead.  (I'm still testing it out, by the way).  If you have a green product that you'd like us try, let's get in contact.  Also, we're moving along with the job site, and from the stats, it seems like a lot of you are taking advantage of the new green job board.  Check the Twitter and Facebook, and let's share, like, and retweet.  Here's last month:

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By |August 31st, 2009|Categories: Month in Review|0 Comments
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Modern Green Studio NOLA Pieces

If you're in the market for green, modern, designer-built furniture, make sure to check out Studio Nola.  You can see a few examples below.  These pieces are built with FSC certified woods, 90% recycled steel, zero-VOC powder coated paints, low-VOC sealers, and locally sourced materials.  Plus, if you need one or a few shipped, Studio Nola will send them out on a carrier using the EPA's SmartWay transport system. 

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By |August 30th, 2009|Categories: Furniture, Modern design|3 Comments
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Imitating Life, Green Communes, Efficiency Strategies, + Roof Cash

Architecture that imitates life. Communes of the green generation. Approach green renovations wisely. Living roofs are the new green cash crop. Cities weigh green features v. expense in new buildings. 10 strategies […]

By |August 29th, 2009|Categories: Week in Review|0 Comments
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Check Out These Greener Jobs

We're in beta with a green job board, and everything's been going pretty good so far.  Plus, with all the talk about green collar jobs, we thought we could at least help out a little […]

By |August 29th, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments
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Green Simplicity with a Preform Prefab

In Surrey (near Vancouver), Canada, a new prefab company is taking shape.  Preform Construction has a 20,000 square-foot factory for building Predesigned Living Units that have been designed by Tony Robins of AA Robins Architect.  The home featured in this article is made with one unit and includes some of the following green elements:

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By |August 28th, 2009|Categories: Modern architecture, Prefab|Tags: |10 Comments
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Old 1957 Home Gets a New Modern Look

Perched on the east side of the city is this renovated gem at 3602 Apollo.  I saw it a few months ago mid-renovation, and it's hard to miss: floating entry steps, dark mystical brick, expansive new windows, and a modern cedar fence.  Wow!  The home sits on a corner, and that deck provides captivating views of the surrounding mountains and downtown Salt Lake City.  Plus, it's for sale. 

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By |August 27th, 2009|Categories: Modern architecture, Single Family|Tags: |7 Comments
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