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

Case for State + Local Renewable Energy Rebates: Solar Umbrella House (2006)

Green Wombat reports that the Governator was pumping up California’s commitment to create 3,000 megawatts of new solar-produced, clean energy by 2017.  Think about that.  We’re talking about governmental support for empowering and supporting […]

By |October 19th, 2006|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, News, Solar|Tags: , |0 Comments

Lifetime Cost Case Analysis: Energy-Efficient, LED-based Commercial Signage

If you haven’t noticed, commercial enterprises use lots of neon in their signage.  I drove around the neighborhood and found a few gas stations and a Sonic Drive-in with neons wrapped around the structure.  […]

By |October 19th, 2006|Categories: Gadgets|Tags: , |0 Comments

Starwood Capital Group Announces New Green Hotel: 1 Hotel + Residences

Early last spring, I was looking into the faces of 45 bored students, giving my 4 minute business plan pitch for a trendy, green hotel concept geared specifically for young professionals ages 20-40.  I […]

By |October 18th, 2006|Categories: Hotel, LEED|Tags: , , |7 Comments

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