Tag Archives: Green Building Products

Stuff and Green Material

I recently began the spring semester and one of my course’s is Design for Green Materials. This course will introduce us to green materials and the process these materials follow throughout building, and design. In class we watched a short … Continue reading

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Dr. John Todd and the Eco-Machine

The Academy of Natural Sciences http://www.ansp.org/  in Philadelphia is host to a series of lectures and panel discussion on a range of topics from urban sustainability to environmental action. Recently the Academy hosted Dr. John Todd the inventor of the Eco-MachineTM. … Continue reading

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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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Looking in to the future, through windows that can produce energy!

Onyx Photovoltaic Glass I had a lunch and learn today with Onyx Solar today.   They created technology that incorporates solar voltaic cells into the  windows of a building.  These photovoltaic cells produce energy without having to install a separate solar voltaic system on the … Continue reading

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