McStain To Build Largest Solar Homes Development in Colorado

Late last week, McStain Neighborhoods announced intentions to build the largest solar neighborhood in Colorado.  The neighborhood development, known as Bradburn Village, will have 42 solar-electric homes available for sale in early […]

By |April 9th, 2007|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Solar|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: LEED Platinum Banner Bank Building

Well actually, it’s more of a mid-rise, but 11 stories in Boise is about as skyscraper as it gets.  According to Gary Christensen, Christensen Corporation owner and Banner Bank Building developer, "we created a […]

By |April 8th, 2007|Categories: LEED, Skyscraper, Water Efficiency|Tags: , , |0 Comments

$80k to The Nature Conservancy, Light Bulb Exchange Program, + Supreme Court Goes Green (WIR)

Duke Energy Donates $80,000 to The Nature Conservancy for Shareholders Choosing Paperless Delivery of Annual Report S. California "Green Schools" Light Bulb Exchange Program Enables Students to Reduce their Families’ Home Energy Bills […]

By |April 6th, 2007|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Gadgets, News, Recycled, Week in Review|Tags: , |0 Comments

Talking Small Wind with AWEA; House + Senate Mull Small-Wind Tax Credit Legislation

I love blogging, I really do.  Blogging enables me to connect with and learn from some really smart people.  For example, last week I posted that I’d be in Washington, D.C., and I received […]

By |April 5th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, News, Wind|Tags: , |0 Comments

More Than Another Prefab: Muji Prefab

My values and beliefs were partially created through my experience living in Japan.  I like minimalist.  I like clean, sharp lines.  I like modern.  I like small, but functional.  I appreciate that […]

By |April 4th, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, News, Prefab|Tags: |0 Comments

Would You Buy a Home from IKEA? Payments Accepted at Front Register.

I’m asking because if you have an Ikea, you may be one of the next cities to have their prefab home product.  Maybe in 5, 10, 15 […]

By |April 3rd, 2007|Categories: Affordable, Gadgets, Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|Tags: , |0 Comments

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