Cincinnati City Council Passes Ordinance Granting Tax Benefits to Green Builders

On September 20, 2006, Cincinnati City Council took a bold step to pass an ordinance, at the motion of council members Laketa Cole and Chris Bortz, that provides tax and $ incentives to residential […]

By |October 25th, 2006|Categories: LEED, News, Solar|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Energy Star Eco Intuitive Washer + Dryer Combo

When you’re buying appliances for the home, whether you’re replacing or starting new, it is imperative to go for products that are energy efficient.  Many times, you can look for the Energy Star label, […]

By |October 25th, 2006|Categories: Gadgets|Tags: |2 Comments

ParkUrbia: PB+CO's Green Home Concept

I noticed this futuristic, yet realistic, home concept in the latest issue of Popular Science.  It’s was designed by PB+CO (aka Philippe Barriere Collective) and "reflects the desire to create socially responsible communities […]

By |October 24th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Recycled, Solar|Tags: |4 Comments

Fort Bliss Plans to Create Largest, 10 SQ Mile Solar Farm

We don’t need no stinkin’ coal!  Fort Bliss is right on the money with their visionary plan to build a 1-gigawatt (yes, that’s what the article says), 10 square mile solar farm at Fort […]

By |October 23rd, 2006|Categories: Gadgets, News, Solar|Tags: |1 Comment

Skyscraper Sunday: Hunt Consolidated Office Tower Going LEED Green?

About one year ago yesterday, Hunt Consolidated Inc. broke ground on a new office tower, which borders on Akard Street and Woodall Rogers Freeway.  You’ve probably seen it, it has massive cement beams curving […]

By |October 22nd, 2006|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Skyscraper|Tags: , |0 Comments

Green Office: The Sustainable Liege Desk

In the last "Green Office" segment here on Jetson Green, I talked about the merits of investing in a Think chair from Steelcase for your office.  Need a desk?  Some of you may shut […]

By |October 21st, 2006|Categories: Commercial Interiors, Furniture, Modern design|Tags: |1 Comment
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