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

Jennifer Siegal, Office of Mobile Design, the Modern + Green Take Home

Quoting Jennifer Siegal, founder of Venica, California-based Office of Mobile Design (OMD):  "I’m interested in how technology is influencing the way we form communities…because our lifestyles are demanding more lightness, our buildings shouldn’t be sitting […]

The McGlasson Prefab by Alchemy Architects: Pricing, Financing, Building + Obstacles

The ultra-stylish bloggers at PrairieMod turned me on to a story in Kiplinger’s, which details the process that a couple went through to get their dream prefab home.  I liked this article for two […]

By |October 17th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|Tags: , |2 Comments

Jetson Green Thanks the Livestrong Donors!

On October 8, 2006, Tali (wife) and I participated in the 40-mile Livestrong Challenge in Austin, Texas, benefiting cancer patients.  We had a great time and were thankful to participate on the GMAC-sponsored TeamMBA, […]

By |October 16th, 2006|Categories: News|1 Comment

Blog Notes From Leo Marmol Lecture in Dallas (10/14/2006): Prefab + Environmentalism

On Saturday at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas, Leo Marmol was kind enough to spend an hour and talk about his firm’s work in the design-build and prefab context.  I was looking […]

By |October 16th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab, Recycled|Tags: , , |1 Comment

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