The Science Barge by New York Sun Works

This is unusual, but incredible, in a weird way.  The Science Barge is a sustainable urban farm powered by solar, wind, and biofuels, and irrigated by rainwater and purified river water.  It’s […]

By |June 25th, 2007|Categories: Conservation, Energy Efficiency, Nature, Solar, Wind|Tags: , |0 Comments

Americans Want Solar, Florida Green Builder, Google's Plug-in Investment + Green Design Litigation (WIR)

Nearly 90% of Americans think that solar electricity should be offered on all new homes.  Florida home builder decides that all its properties now and in the future will be green certified.  […]

By |June 23rd, 2007|Categories: News, Solar, Week in Review|Tags: |0 Comments

Thoughts on The Clean Tech Revolution (Updated)

So I received from HarperCollins a copy of Ron Pernick + Clint Wilder’s latest book called The Clean Tech Revolution.  I’m a big enthusiast of renewable technology because it has the potential to change […]

5th STREETpads by Greenpads LLC

The husband and wife team of Liz Miranda and Tim Rempel started Greenpads LLC in 2005, and 5th STREETpads is their first project.  Matter of fact, this six-unit multifamily development received a […]

By |June 20th, 2007|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Land Use, Materials, Modern architecture, Solar|Tags: , |0 Comments

Quotable: Barry Commoner Interview w/ NY Times

If you ask what you are going to do about global warming, the only rational answer is to change the way in which we do transportation, energy production, agriculture and a good deal of […]

By |June 19th, 2007|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

A Preview of the WIRED LivingHome

A Showcase of the Best in Sustainability, Technology, and Design.  Plans are in motion on the first-ever WIRED LivingHome, a modern, luxury residence that will attain at least a Gold rating under the LEED for Homes Program by the USGBC.  Located in an exclusive, modernist home community of Los Angeles called Crestwood Hills, the large 4,057 sf WIRED LivingHome is set to be finished by Fall 2007.


By |June 18th, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Prefab|Tags: , |0 Comments

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