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Breaking: President Bush Excerpts on Climate Change and GHG Emissions [ +Reactions]

[Live] 2:45 EST – President Makes Remarks on Climate Change !!

Response Links: what people are saying.


By |April 16th, 2008|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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Architectural Record's Unbuilt Houses 2008

Eight houses were chosen for Architectural Record’s special, web-exclusive list of Unbuilt Houses.  They’re all green.  If you take a look, you might notice something familiar.  You’ve probably seen many of them […]

By |April 16th, 2008|Categories: Modern architecture, Single Family|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Holy Cross Project Show House Now a Reality [NOLA]

We talked about renderings and plans for the Holy Cross Project back in August last year, but it’s now becoming a reality.  The first home is finished and Global Green plans to open it to the public this coming May.  When finished, the entire project will have four more homes and a 18-unit apartment complex — all of it low-income and green, too.  Global Green is shooting for LEED Platinum on everything and expects homes to use 75% less energy than a similar, typical building. 


By |April 15th, 2008|Categories: Affordable, LEED, Modern architecture, Single Family|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Nau Examines the Pros and Cons of LEED

Nau is a budding clothing products company that is committed to sustainability and social awareness in various facets of its business.  They build very cool stores (pictured above) and build them green.  I noticed their website has some info on LEED certification, and just had to use their conversation as a partial vehicle to continue to discuss the green building certification system.  Here’s what they said: 


By |April 15th, 2008|Categories: Corporate, LEED, News|Tags: |6 Comments
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The Freshaire Choice: Home Depot's New, Green Paint

I have to admit, I was very skeptical when I first heard about Home Depot’s new, green paint, The Freshaire Choice.  I associate large corporations like this, who are not generally known for being environmentally or socially responsible, with a concern for their bottom line, not the earth.  Whether or not this is true, Home Depot has made an impressive eco-friendly step with this line of paint.


By |April 14th, 2008|Categories: Materials|Tags: |38 Comments

Bahrain WTC Wind Turbines Actually Work! [S2]

Believed to be the world’s first integrated, wind-powered mega structure, Bahrain WTC looks to be working.  The above video doesn’t really say anything, but it doesn’t need to: those twirling blades say everything that needs to be said.  Read more about Bahrain WTC here …


By |April 14th, 2008|Categories: Skyscraper, Wind|Tags: |0 Comments

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