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BusinessWeek: Beyond the Green Corporation + Sustainable Core Competency

On the first day of the new year, I blogged about my personal goal to flaunt the business case for green real estate.  I really do believe there are big opportunities in sustainability, and […]

By |January 19th, 2007|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments
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LivingHomes News: Ray Kappe v2 + LEED Silver

It looks like LivingHomes is lighting up the blogosphere again with more news.  I’ve talked about Living Homes here + here, and I really like the company, big-time.  So there are a […]

By |January 18th, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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Green Building: Finding True South to Optimize Orientation

You may have already heard that House & Garden Magazine took a green approach in its latest installment, the February issue I believe.  One article talks about an interview with […]

By |January 18th, 2007|Categories: Nature|0 Comments
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Eco-Friendly Green Planet Paints: Natural + Zero VOC

Guest post contributed by Nancy Haecker, Co-Founder of Green Planet Paints, an Arizona-based company innovating natural, zero VOC paints for compelling interior applications. 

Beauty.  Simplicity.  Green Planet Paints (GPP) has developed an […]

By |January 16th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, Modern design|0 Comments
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3Form Named a Top 25 Fastest Growing Company in Utah Business Magazine

I was in Utah over the weekend for Equity Green’s wedding.  He’s a real estate tax guy named Garrett, so visit the archives if […]

By |January 16th, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design|Tags: , , |0 Comments

IceCycle: Innovation in Thermal Energy Storage

Guest post contributed and co-authored by Mark Glover, CEO of Trinity Thermal Systems, and David Anderson, COO of Trinity Thermal Systems.  Mark and David are joint founders, inventors, and pioneers in green energy storage technology.

The Current Energy SituationStorage is an integral part of every man-made system we have.  We have food in our pantries, fuel in our car gas tanks, and water in our water towers to meet our needs on demand.  Man’s greatest machine is our mass network of electricity and grid, but it does NOT have storage built in.  Which means, it is not only how much, but when we use electricity that is important.  Electrical supply and demand must perfectly balance every minute of every day; standby electric capacity must exist to instantly ramp up to the highest possible peak demand at a moments notice, with reserve capacity of ten to fifteen percent in case demand is under estimated or mechanical breakdown occurs.  If we fail to meet even a moment of this growing demand, we have blackouts or brownouts that paralyze our business economy and threaten the health of our families.

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By |January 11th, 2007|Categories: LEED, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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