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A Tiny Apartment Transforms into 24 Rooms – youtube.com video

Gary Chang, a Hong Kong based architect, shows us around his tiny 300+ sq ft apartment he has transformed with moveable walls and other nifty techniques. The wave of the future? View the video, part of the World’s Greenest Homes … Continue reading

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L.E.D. Lighting – It’s Almost Here

According to Troy Wolverton writing in the SJ Mercury News on 6/29/10, a new generation of LED light bulbs is starting to hit store shelves. Here are some of the upcoming options he highlights: Philips: Plans to introduce a 60-watt … Continue reading

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Generation Green Expo in San Jose

I attended this past weekend’s Generation Green Expo in San Jose, CA, June 26 and 27. It didn’t quite seem to live up to my expectations. Spoty crowds, not sure if it was due to lack of marketing and advertising … Continue reading

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Off-The-Grid, Energy Efficient Solar Dream Home For Sale

3200 LONG RIDGE ROAD, La Honda, CA Offered at $2,195,000  Please contact Max Greenberg, Realtor DRE#01879103 at 650-833-9200 or email max@maxgreenberg.com. Rare opportunity to own an off-the-grid home, very private on 38 wooded acres with an ocean view. Passive solar … Continue reading

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Interview with Arran Blattel, Innervation Energy Solutions

Bio – Arran Blattel, Co-founder and Chief Building Scientist, Innervation Energy Solutions. 408-365-4351 info@innervationenergy.com. Arran spent his youth in the very environmentally friendly area surrounding Berkeley, constantly in the outdoors, going backpacking at least every other month since the age of … Continue reading

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West Coast Green Registration June 2010

Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2010 | Fort Mason Center, San Francisco West Coast Green is the world’s largest conference + expo dedicated to showcasing green innovation for the built environment. Join thousands of the brightest minds in green building, … Continue reading

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How to Build a Simple Rainwater Barrel

Irrigate your garden with water collected from your gutters. Basic tools and materials from your local hardware store are all you need for this backyard project. Thanks to the Green Building Advisor. http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/build-simple-rain-barrel

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