Monthly Archives: November 2010

Top 5 Sustainable Upgrades

What are the best sustainable upgrades to do for your house? We have recently started a new design project and as part of the early stages of design we were coming up with a list of what upgrades we were going … Continue reading

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Green Build Day 1

Today I attended the opening day of the Green Build expo in the windy city of Chicago. I began the day by walking around the exhibit hall which was filled with thousands of vendors. It was a bit overwhelming at first … Continue reading

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Green Build 2010

Green Build begins tomorrow! The international green building expo is re-visiting Chicago, at the newly expanded McCormick place west. I am lucky enough to be attending Green Build for the first time this year. I am excited to see, hear … Continue reading

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Meat – It’s NOT what’s for dinner!

Do you want to know one thing you can do to change the world?  Stop eating meat! You probably think I’m some crazy veggie loving hippie(although there’s nothing wrong with that), but I’m not. I was raised on an Irish meat … Continue reading

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Show me the money! Sustainability Building Credits

Whenever I talk to a potential new client about sustainable building.  One of the first questions they ask me is – What money can I get for “going green”?  I believe, and have tried to convince others, that building green … Continue reading

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