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Ultra Modern Green Maryfield Home

Pardon the amateur photography in this article, but hopefully you can see how beautiful this newly built home is — it could become the first LEED certified home in Utah!  The Maryfield Home was designed by John Sparano and Anne Mooney of Sparano + Mooney Architecture, also the owners, and they're eagerly working towards certification.  I first found out about it from Benchmark Modern, a local contractor specializing in modern green construction, and they were able to arrange a tour.  Check it out:

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By |February 3rd, 2009|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Single Family|Tags: |26 Comments
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St. Charles Super Modern Green Cabinets

St. Charles Cabinetry began manufacturing and designing in 1935, and today, they're still doing the same thing right here in the United States.  Their cabinets are made from stainless steel and powder-coated in your choice of 23 colors (see below).  What makes them a green product?  They are 98% recyclable and are the perfect choice for a hypoallergenic interior.

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By |February 2nd, 2009|Categories: Modern design, Recycled|2 Comments
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Zira Island Planned as Zero Energy City

Following in the footsteps of Dongtan and Masdar, the Danish firm of Bjarke Ingels Group has just released details of their masterplan for a zero energy resort and entertainment city on Zira Island, which is located within the bay of Baku, Azerbaijan.  The plan calls for roughly 10.8 million square feet of architectural landscape based on the natural landscape of Azerbaijan.  Indeed, Zira Island will feature seven residential developments, each in the shape of one of seven peaks of Azerbaijan, and 300 private villas with views over the Caspian Sea. 

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By |February 2nd, 2009|Categories: Land Use|Tags: , |4 Comments
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January Monthly of Green Articles

Once again, it's been another record-breaking month here at Jetson Green and we're excited to welcome all the new readers.  Thanks for subscribing!  We have a new president and lots of clamoring for the big government money.  We've taken the liberty of not reporting much on the economy, though, because we're focusing on green homes, projects, and products like nobody's business.  If you have something that we should be talking about, make sure to email or contact us.  Also, as you already know, we're trying out some new ad spots and want to thank our new advertisers, 1st Replacement Windows and Charles & Hudson.  Here's some of what we've focused on in January:

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By |January 31st, 2009|Categories: Month in Review|0 Comments
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Weatherizing Homes, Dying Incentives, Warming Priorities, + Green Demand

Interest in green building continues to climb. States and utilities are starting to cut incentives. Majority say global warming is not a top priority. Future green construction may follow European models. Studies show […]

By |January 31st, 2009|Categories: Week in Review|0 Comments
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Photos of the BUILDER LivingHome

I thought it'd be fun to share some actual photos of the BUILDER LivingHome, since up until now, we've only been showing renderings.  The home was designed by KieranTimberlake, built by LivingHomes, and assembled in about three days on the IBS exhibit floor.  Can you imagine putting together an entire house in that time?  I picture Steve Glenn running around with a megaphone, Ty Pennington style, shouting, "We only have four hours, people!"  The modular modern home was designed to meet LEED Platinum certification and includes 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms comprising roughly 2,466 square feet.

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By |January 30th, 2009|Categories: Modern architecture, Prefab, Single Family|Tags: , |6 Comments
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