Smart Growth, Valuable Green Ideas, Energy Efficiency Investments + Affordable Green Developments (WIR)

Boston suburbs urged to adhere to smart growth principles or face the loss of open space and dwindling water resources.  There’s money to be made in green ideas; the business landscaped has […]

By |July 7th, 2007|Categories: Affordable, Energy Efficiency, Land Use, News, Water Efficiency, Week in Review|Tags: |3 Comments

MiniHome: Ultimate Sustainable Mobility

This is the Sustain Minihome, a green, urban RV for the modern-day recreationists.  When you see this, you won’t believe how much functionality and comfort can go into a mere 325 sf.  To get the real feel of it, go check out the HGTV video of Andy Thomson’s miniHome (the designer).  Nice.  I’m pretty sure this is going on the Christmas wish list.


By |July 6th, 2007|Categories: Nature, Prefab|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

The Greenest Home in San Francisco – Clipper House by LORAX Development

I read an excellent article about San Francisco’s Clipper House by LORAX Development in Solar Today magazine and wanted to share some info about it.  The Clipper House has become a showcase […]

Finding Equity Partners + Green Development

UPDATE: 4/27/08 – the market has changed substantially since writing this article and some of the green funds I was in touch with are no longer looking for deals. 

Hey green developers, […]

By |July 4th, 2007|Categories: LEED, News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Interview with Practical Environmentalist

Practical Environmentalist posted an interview with me, and I thought I would send a note of appreciation.  I like Practical Environmentalist (especially their list of 21 Practical Ways to Help the Environment) and appreciate what […]

By |July 4th, 2007|Categories: Media|0 Comments

SolTerra, MKD Green Townhouse Development

Not only is Michelle Kaufmann Designs (MKD) taking the green prefab world by storm, but it looks like MKD is working with Communities by Design to build a 26-unit, green townhouse development.  Nice.  […]

By |July 2nd, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Solar|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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