That’s right, Platinum. LEED-H Platinum, that is. The Near-Zero Energy Home in Paterson, NJ, is quite the achievement. I first saw a picture of it in BusinessWeek, if I recall correctly. The home’s website at www.betterhomebetterplanet.com has a pretty good bank of construction and finished photos, as well as general info relating […]
This is a pretty good video. If you’re in business and in a position to make decisions about facilities, etc., this is a good idea generator. In fact, that’s what Jetson Green is all about: generating ideas for application in a new setting. Here’s Patagonia’s Mission Statement: "Build the […]
Since GreenBuild 2007 will be in Chicago, I wanted to showcase one the many green buildings in Chicago. In 2005, 111 South Wacker in Chicago, Illinois, received an AIA Design Excellence Award and LEED-CS Gold certification for it’s sustainability achievements. Designed by Goettsch Partners, the 53-story tower is an incredibly handsome skyscraper. The transparent base of the tower is particularly interesting with those seemingly dinky pillars holding up the entirety of the building.
Green is Right for Utah’s Future, Sustainable Building Proponents Say – Peter McMahon joined Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, Rep. Ralph Becker and Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon on the panel. Their topic was â€˜Build Green. Can you Afford Not To?â€™ â€œNot many people in certain parts of the U.S. get it […]
I’ve blogged about Jennifer Siegal’s Office of Mobile Design (OMD) before. What you see above is a picture of OMD’s ShowHouse, located at 1650 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, California.
"F2" is short for "Flickr Friday," a weekly short posted on Friday with an image from Flickr and a […]
I’ve been writing an article a week for Green Options and wanted to pass on the links to some of my articles. I think the toilets article is the most light-hearted…go give them a look if you’re interested in the content.
Flush It All Away – the Green Way [02/22/2007] USGBC’s […]