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Solaleya Domespace Homes Gently Rotate to Catch the Most Sun

Solaleya Domespace Homes Gently Rotate to Catch the Most Sun

Solaleya's dome homes feature 90 percent wood construction and are insulated with cork. The roofs feature sky-facing windows that suffuse interior spaces with light and an optional feature is a small

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Video Interview with Green Home Designer Michelle Kaufmann

Video Interview with Green Home Designer Michelle Kaufmann

At a West Coast Green conference in San Francisco, we were lucky enough to not only get a sneak peek of the Michelle Kaufmann mkLotus prefab house, but also to speak with the designer herself to get the

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Inhabitat’s Green Home Expert Series Launches Next Week!

Inhabitat’s Green Home Expert Series Launches Next Week!

TUNE IN FOR OUR NEW GREEN HOME EXPERT SERIES! Many of us are in the midst of looking for ways to make our homes greener and more energy efficient, but where do we begin? What are the smartest changes we

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West Coast Green 2010 Gets the Green Crowd All Revved Up

West Coast Green 2010 Gets the Green Crowd All Revved Up

We saw several green vehicle models, including Saba Motors' carbon-neutral X-Prize finalist. This sporty beast can hit 105 mph and goes 120 on a charge! We were excited to meet Tom Kent, a mere

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Prefab for Multi-Generational Living Unveiled at West Coast Green!

Prefab for Multi-Generational Living Unveiled at West Coast Green!

The ‘Inspired In Law’ concept, also known as ASAP, ‘architectural solutions for the aging population’, focuses on avoiding costs of assisted living, while increasing safety with sustainable,

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West Coast Green 2010 Kicks Off Today!

West Coast Green 2010 Kicks Off Today!

Join Inhabitat at West Coast Green TODAY! We're thrilled to announce that one of our favorite green design events of the year kicks off today in San Francisco - West Coast Green! Each year this

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West Coast Green 2010 is Just One Week Away!

West Coast Green 2010 is Just One Week Away!

Join Inhabitat at West Coast Green next week! Heads up Bay Area architects, builders, and designers! One of our favorite design events of the year, West Coast Green, kicks off with a bang next week by

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West Coast Green 2010 Kicks off September 30th!

West Coast Green 2010 Kicks off September 30th!

Join Inhabitat at West Coast Green this month! Heads up Bay Area architects, designers, and green builders! West Coast Green 2010 will be taking San Francisco by storm this September with another

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Hanging Bamboo Gardens Make Beautiful Biofilters

Hanging Bamboo Gardens Make Beautiful Biofilters

If you were at West Coast Green this past weekend you would have surely noticed the elegant bamboo structures along the waterfront surrounded by beautiful native landscaping. What you may not have

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Solé Power Tiles: Curved Solar Shingles Make Installation Easy

Solé Power Tiles: Curved Solar Shingles Make Installation Easy

While scientists work to increase the efficiency of photovoltaics, designers are striving to make them sleeker, more adaptive, and easier to install. Case in point: SRS Energy's Solé Power Tile, a

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New Super Efficient Pharox 60 LED Bulbs Last for 25 Years

New Super Efficient Pharox 60 LED Bulbs Last for 25 Years

One of the most exciting new products we found at West Coast Green this past weekend is the latest innovation by Lemnis Lighting, the Pharox 60 LED Dimmable Lightbulb, that uses just 6 Watts and has the

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WEST COAST GREEN 2009: Day 1 Roundup

WEST COAST GREEN 2009: Day 1 Roundup

Each year, West Coast Green brings together the largest conference on green innovation for the built environment with leading sustainable businesses and an eclectic group of green technology and exciting

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Ultra Adaptable Green Horizon Prefab Debuts at West Coast Green!

Ultra Adaptable Green Horizon Prefab Debuts at West Coast Green!

Today is the first day of West Coast Green, and this year's showhouse is a stunner! Designed by San Francisco-based Green Horizon, the self-sustaining prefab home is an immediately deployable emergency

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West Coast Green Kicks off Tomorrow!

West Coast Green Kicks off Tomorrow!

Heads up San Francisco Inhabitants! West Coast Green kicks off tomorrow, and Inhabitat will be live on the scene at Fort Mason to bring you all of the fresh green designs on display! Taking place from

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Win a Free West Coast Green Tradeshow Pass!

Win a Free West Coast Green Tradeshow Pass!

Heads up all readers in the San Francisco Bay Area! West Coast Green is just one week away, and we're giving away free tradeshow floor passes to 20 lucky readers! These passes are your gateway to over 280

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West Coast Green 2009 is Two Weeks Away!

West Coast Green 2009 is Two Weeks Away!

Heads up all Bay Area green building buffs - West Coast Green 2009 is just two week's away, and tickets are selling fast! Taking place from October 1-3 at San Francisco's Fort Mason Center, this year's

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SF: West Coast Green

SF: West Coast Green

West Coast Green is the largest conference on green innovation for the built environment. On October 1st-3rd at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco 14,000 thought leaders and forward thinkers will

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The EcoDrain Cuts Water Heater Use by 40%

The EcoDrain Cuts Water Heater Use by 40%

A hot shower is relaxing, but is also a huge waste of energy: we heat our water with massive amounts of natural gas, oil or electricity, then transport the heated water to our tubs for a few seconds of

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PREFAB FRIDAY: The Spoorhouse

PREFAB FRIDAY: The Spoorhouse

We often see new home designs at Inhabitat that incorporate advanced technologies, reduce energy use and provide a healthy and safe living environment, but we really enjoy seeing home designs that have

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Aquaduct Bike Purifies Water as you Pedal

Aquaduct Bike Purifies Water as you Pedal

This year’s West Coast Green was host to a dizzying array of innovative ideas, not the least of which was the Aquaduct Concept Vehicle by IDEO. Winner of the ’08 Innovate or Die competition

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WEST COAST GREEN: Hybrid Scooter gets 180MPG

WEST COAST GREEN: Hybrid Scooter gets 180MPG

California-based ELV Motors showcased several slick electric scooters at West Coast Green, but they stole the spotlight with their VKM 50 hybrid that gets about 180 mpg. Its 49cc gasoline engine powers a

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West Coast Green 2008: The H2OG Rainwater Storage System

West Coast Green 2008: The H2OG Rainwater Storage System

Every once in a while we come across an idea so fresh and simple it seems incredible that it has not been thought of before. The Rainwaterhog is just such an idea - the H2OG system is a modular rainwater

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WEST COAST GREEN 2008: Highlights from the Show

WEST COAST GREEN 2008: Highlights from the Show

This past weekend Silicon Valley erupted in a fantastic celebration of sustainable design as green building experts from all disciplines converged in San Jose for West Coast Green. From architects,

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Recycled Shipping Container Harbinger House

PREFAB FRIDAY: Recycled Shipping Container Harbinger House

Recycled shipping containers are becoming more and more popular as a viable sustainable building material, and this year's West Coast Green show house highlights this growing trend. The showroom highlight

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SG Blocks Container House Debuts at West Coast Green

SG Blocks Container House Debuts at West Coast Green

West Coast Green kicked off this morning and we're excited to reveal this year's stunning show house: the SG Blocks Harbinger prefab! Composed of five recycled shipping containers, the home features a

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ANNOUNCING: Our West Coast Green Contest Winners!

ANNOUNCING: Our West Coast Green Contest Winners!

With West Coast Green right around the corner we're excited to announce the winners of last week's conference pass giveaway! With over 380 exhibitors and an extensive lineup of speakers, this year's

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WEST COAST GREEN CONTEST: Win Free Conference Passes!

WEST COAST GREEN CONTEST: Win Free Conference Passes!

WIN A FREE PASS TO WEST COAST GREEN! The last weekend of September is right around the corner, which can only mean one thing - we're gearing up for West Coast Green, the nation's largest green building

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ANNOUNCING: West Coast Green 2008!

ANNOUNCING: West Coast Green 2008!

Later this month Silicon Valley will be opening its doors to West Coast Green, the nation's premier exposition of sustainable building, business, and design. Taking place from September 25-27th in San

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Lifecycle Building Challenge 2008 Open for Submissions!

Lifecycle Building Challenge 2008 Open for Submissions!

Do you have a green building idea that's bursting to break through? Now is the time to let it shine, as the Lifecycle Building Challenge is open for submissions! Currently in its second year running, the

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