Green Key Real Estate Expands into Second Office (Marin County)

Here on Jetson Green, I’ve talked about EcoBroker, but I’ve been waiting to talk about Green Key Real Estate.  I’ve been waiting to see how the market would respond to their services […]

By |January 10th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Sustainable, High-Performance illumaWALL by Duo-Gard

The "illumaWALL," which is a translucent illuminated wall system designed to project a programmable million+ colors, has been singled out by both Architectural Record and Buildings magazines in their 2006 lists […]

By |January 9th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design|Tags: |0 Comments

Green Building: A Contractor's Perspective by Chris Hurst

The average consumer, architect, or designer has no clue what I am talking about when I describe energy-efficient, sustainable construction. To build a super-insulated passive house is not really difficult--sure it costs more, but the payback averages about 5 years for the extra cost. Then you're insulated from future energy price hikes (i.e., you can pay me a little bit more now or the utility/oil company can take a lot more for the rest of your life!).
By |January 8th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: LEED Gold Connecting Old + New (Seattle)

I came across an interesting statistic (which will be obsolete in no time) about LEED certified office buildings.  There are about 669 LEED certified office buildings, and of that number, […]

By |January 7th, 2007|Categories: LEED, Skyscraper|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Noteworthy Green News: Week in Review

Kulongoski Proposes $30 Million for Green Energy – Oregon Governor Kulongoski’s budget proposal includes $5.2 million for the nation’s first in-water wave generation and demonstration research facility, $2 million to the state’s energy […]

By |January 6th, 2007|Categories: News, Week in Review|Tags: |0 Comments

Nominate Jetson Green for the 2007 Bloggies: "Best New Weblog"?!

Well, I don’t know how this will go, but who cares, right?  I’m going to give it a shot.  Preliminary voting has opened for The Seventh Annual Weblog Awards: The 2007 Bloggies.  There […]

By |January 5th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments
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