1926 Hyde Park Home's Green Renovation Televised in This Old House

Sometimes, I’m amazed at what technology can do.  Recently, I read an article about Michael Klug + Michele Grieshaber’s 1926 bungalow in Austin’s historic Hyde Park, which was renovated in accordance with […]

By |February 21st, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, Nature, Solar|Tags: , , |1 Comment

United Technologies Ad: First Zero Net Energy Building is Coming

I just thought I would blog about this real quick because it caught my attention in the latest edition of BusinessWeek.  There was a full page ad saying, "Imagine that.  You can […]

By |February 20th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, News, Solar, Wind|Tags: , |0 Comments

$1.3B Carbon Neutral Chinese Eco-City in Dongtan

In 2009, China is expected to surpass the U.S. as the largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the world.  Over 26% of the population (roughly 340 million people) lack access to […]

By |February 19th, 2007|Categories: Nature, Solar, Vegetation, Wind|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Las Vegas' $7B LEED CityCenter Project (S2)

MGM Mirage is developing a 76 acre site between the Bellagio and Monte Carlo called CityCenter.  With about 18 million square feet of new construction (residential, hotel, resort, casino, etc.), CityCenter is […]

Platinum USGBC, Steelcase's IAQ, Energy Star Hits NM + CoStar Group (WIR)

USGBC’s New D.C. Headquarters Go Platinum – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) can now hold itself out as an example of what green building is all about. The USGBC has a 22,000 […]

By |February 17th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, News, Week in Review|Tags: , |0 Comments

Rocio Romero's LV Home (F2)

Click for more information on the LV Home by Rocio Romero, which is a 1,150 square-foot prefab with a living room, dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and closets–all starting […]

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

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