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8 Green Beach Getaways

These homes take advantage of their sunny, breezy locations and incorporate a multitude of green living strategies.
June 11, 2015
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A Smart Tech Tool That Will Help Novice Gardeners Kill Fewer Plants

Edyn aims to help gardeners keep tabs on their plants' health with a sensor and accompanying app—a water valve that controls irrigation is also shipping later this summer. The products were designed by Yves Behar of fuseproject. Below, Edyn CEO and founder Jason Aramburu shares his thoughts on the target demographic for intelligent garden tools and what the future of the smart tech holds.
June 11, 2015
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Plugged-In Prefab Collects Weather Data to Conserve Energy

Easy-to-assemble wooden modules and home automation systems make this Serra d'Espadà residence as sustainable as it is smart.
April 14, 2015
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5 Homes that Make Going Off-the-Grid Look Good

From a mindful cabin in the Ozarks to an isolated retreat in the eastern Washington desert, these five homes show that great design can exist totally off-the-grid.
April 1, 2015
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Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart, energy-efficient Toronto home designed for aging-in-place.
March 10, 2015
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8 Eco-Friendly Homes in Los Angeles

Los Angeles isn't all mansions and superhighways. As these eight homes demonstrate, sustainability is within reach in America's second largest city.
November 12, 2014
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Eco-Friendly Device Charges Your Phone and Shuts Off When It's Done

Smartphones may be mobile devices, but their short battery lives mean that users need to constantly tether themselves to wall outlets. With this in mind, Velvetwire set out to design a more stylish, eco-friendly way to recharge. The Powerslayer uses a special software to ensure devices don't overdraw power, which conserves energy and protects batteries. The Museum of Modern Art Design Store and Kickstarter recently announced the Velvetwire Powerslayer would be one of the products launched by their collaboration.
October 28, 2014

7 Ways to Conserve Water in Your Home

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American family of four using 400 gallons of water each day—which means it's time to investigate ways to reduce your home's water consumption. From the bathroom to the kitchen to the backyard, these seven water-wise systems will help limit your home's footprint.
October 20, 2014
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Essential Tech Products for a Greener Home

Master your interior domain with devices designed to optimize light, temperature, and atmosphere.
September 11, 2014
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