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  1. DIY Kyoto

    DIY Kyoto

    We create beautifully designed products to help people understand and control their personal impact on the environment.

    01.29.09

  2. Icynene

    Icynene

    Established in 1986, Icynene Inc. is the leading manufacturer of open-cell spray foam insulation products, designed to help create Healthier, Quieter, More Energy Efficient® environments....

    01.29.09

  3. Parans

    Parans

    Parans markets and develops patented high quality products in the field of natural lighting. Our customers require high quality and healthy indoor environments in an energy efficient way....

    01.29.09

  4. Jetson Green

    Jetson Green

    A broad look at green building, regularly featuring new sustainable prefab systems.

    01.28.09

  5. Inhabitat

    Inhabitat

    Regular updates on what’s happening in sustainable technology, design, and architecture, including a special weekly feature called Prefab Friday.

    01.28.09

  6. Blueair

    At Blueair, we believe that clean air is a human right. We are an innovative company with an exclusive focus: designing and manufacturing the best air purification systems available today. Blueair...

    01.28.09

  7. Kyocera

    Kyocera

    Kyocera Corporation, the headquarters and parent company of the global Kyocera group, was founded in 1959 in Kyoto, Japan as a start-up venture by Dr. Kazuo Inamori and seven colleagues. Kyocera...

    01.28.09

  8. Metropolitan Policy Program

    Metropolitan Policy Program

    Created in 1996, the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program provides decision makers with cutting-edge research and policy ideas for improving the health and prosperity of cities...

    01.27.09

  9. Straw Tech
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    Straw Tech

    When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, a northern Swiss village on the Rhine River and Untersee Lake, the client and architect agreed...

    written by: Emily Gertz
    01.22.09

  10. Pugh + Scarpa Architecture

    At Pugh + Scarpa we believe that architecture should engage the user, heighten their sense of awareness, and bring a deeper understanding and vitality to their experience. We strive to create...

    01.19.09

  11. Sancor

    Sancor Industries Ltd. is a leading Canadian manufacturer of environmental sanitation products with over 30 years experience. Sancor is also involved in a number of other ventures with a focus on...

    01.15.09

  12. The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House
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    The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House

    Before the word "solar" evoked images of flat PV panels stuck on rooftops, many architects already had a mind to use the sun to maximum advantage in their designs. I recently discovered a...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.15.09

  13. Design 101

    101 Alternative Energy: On-Demand Hot Water

    We don’t keep a kettle boiling on the stove all day for the one moment when we want tea, so why do we keep water heated around the clock when all we need it for is a shower or a load of laundry?

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.01.09

  14. Vampire Power
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    Vampire Power

    Probably the most evocative term among the otherwise technocratic energy vocabulary, vampire power is the continuous current that appliances and electronics draw from an outlet even when turned off.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.01.09

  15. Design 101

    Energy Retrofit: The Now House Project

    It may be simpler to build a zero-energy home from scratch than to retrofit an existing structure, but buildings constructed in the 20th century are generally the most in need of upgrades for...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.01.09

  16. Design 101

    Residential Wind

    When we think of alternative energy at home, our minds leap straight to solar panels, the most obvious symbol of a site-generated grid-free power source.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.01.09

  17. The Grass Phone
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    The Grass Phone

    Korea is a known hub for high-tech design, and it's increasingly a hotspot for innovation among young designers learning their trade in a gadget-loving place.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    12.17.08

  18. TH!NK OX
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    TH!NK OX

    The Th!nk Ox is a five-seat concept car introduced last spring at the Geneva Auto Show. According to Th!nk, the Ox will have a range of about 125 miles on a full battery charge, and a top speed of...

    written by: David A. Greene
    11.10.08

  19. Referendum on High Speed Rail
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    Referendum on High Speed Rail

    In these tumultuous economic times, California voters will soon have a chance to drop a cool $9.95 billion on a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

    written by: David A. Greene
    10.28.08

  20. The Energy Seed
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    The Energy Seed

    Because I have been told time and again that disposing of batteries in the garbage is a terribly destructive thing to do, I generally collect my spent batteries in an old container in my house. My...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    10.19.08

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