Video: Construction 2.0 + CleverHomes

  I was reading the Scobleizer and found a fairly substantial video interview with Toby Long, founder of the San Francisco-based, design-build firm CleverHomes.  Cleverhomes is one of those companies swimming […]

By |February 15th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Intangible Drivers of the Green Building Movement

Some cities require LEED or green buildings.  Some cities fast track the permitting process for green buildings.  Some cities provide tax incentives or some sort of creative financing for green buildings.  Nevertheless, developers say […]

By |February 14th, 2007|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

LEED-H Silver Kelly Woodford Retreat Near Mt. Hood, Oregon

As one of the first residential LEED homes on the west coast, the Kelly Woodford home is blazing a trail for the future of residential construction.  In addition to its USGBC certification, the home is "net zero energy use" and Energy Star certified.  The 2,000 square-foot, three-bedroom/two-bath retreat has a great view of Mt. Hood and some pretty impressive green features.  Tom Kelly and Barbara Woodford built the home as a family getaway (with the Neil Kelly Company as general contractor), but they’ve also made the home available half the year to Neil Kelly employees to enjoy. 

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By |February 14th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, Modern architecture, Recycled, Solar|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Corgan Christens New LEED Silver Headquarters

Today, Corgan Associates Inc. opened the doors to its brand new LEED Silver headquarters.  Corgan is a Dallas-based architectural + design firm and designed the three-story, 60,000 square-foot looker.  Being a tenant […]

By |February 12th, 2007|Categories: Corporate, LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design|Tags: |0 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: Chicago's 340 on the Park Pursuing LEED

Calm, clear, and cool, very cool, 340 on the Park is the logical choice for city living.  It’s rather timely that I picked a Chicago building for today’s Skyscraper Sunday column, because it just so […]

By |February 10th, 2007|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Skyscraper|Tags: , |0 Comments

Climate Change Legal Practice, Green Building Lending, Texas Geothermal, + Green Sans LEED (WIR)

The Law Firm of Holland & Hart Announces New Global Climate Change Practice – The firm is the first and only law firm based in the Rocky Mountains to organize a practice group […]

By |February 10th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, News, Week in Review|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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