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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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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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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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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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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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INHABITAT NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS FOR 2008

INHABITAT NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS FOR 2008

Happy New Year from Inhabitat! Today marks the beginning of a new calendar year, and it's the perfect opportunity right now to look towards the coming year with new ideas, goals and resolutions. While

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TOP 10 GREEN DESIGN STORIES OF 2007

TOP 10 GREEN DESIGN STORIES OF 2007

With the new year rapidly approaching, now is a great time to stop and reflect on 2007. Looking back on the past year, and forward to the new one, we at Inhabitat are excited to see such great progress

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kaufmann’s mkLoft design

PREFAB FRIDAY: Michelle Kaufmann’s mkLoft design

It is no surprise that Inhabitat is a big fan of Michelle Kaufmann (MKD)'s eco-pre-fab designs. We previously featured her mkLotus design during its debut at West Coast Green in San Francisco this past

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Zero-Energy MkLotus debuts!

PREFAB FRIDAY: Zero-Energy MkLotus debuts!

No more renderings necessary, Michelle Kaufmann's gorgeous new eco-prefab home has just debuted and been installed on the grass in front of San Francisco City Hall. The lovely zero-energy prefab is open

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GREAT GREEN HOME: Björkbo Summer Cabin

GREAT GREEN HOME: Björkbo Summer Cabin

About two hours outside Stockholm lies this little green cabin with all the eco-friendly charm you could ask for. Sisters Thérèse & Louise Kristiansson designed “Björkbo” as a

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PREFAB FRIDAY: MDesigns MCube

PREFAB FRIDAY: MDesigns MCube

After receiving tons of great submissions for our Green Home Showcase call for entries, we're happy to bring you the first of our top 5 green design projects which we'll be highlighting during our

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SEARCHING FOR GREEN HOMES AROUND THE WORLD!

SEARCHING FOR GREEN HOMES AROUND THE WORLD!

ATTENTION GREEN DESIGNERS AND GREEN HOMEOWNERS! If you live in or have designed a clean green eco-machine, we want to hear from you! At the upcoming West Coast Green Show in San Francisco (Sept

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MICHELLE KAUFMAN’S NEW PREFRAB: The MkLotus

MICHELLE KAUFMAN’S NEW PREFRAB: The MkLotus

Michelle Kauffman, prefab designer extraordinaire, is at it again. Her newest mkLotus design, a zero-energy prefab home with a long list of green features, will debut at next week's West Coast Green

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GREEN DESIGN IN 2006

GREEN DESIGN IN 2006

As the year end approaches and we count down to the new year, we want to take a moment to reflect on the year in design. 2006 has been a pivotal year for green design. With the success of Al Gore's An

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INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Michelle Kaufmann

INHABITAT INTERVIEW: Michelle Kaufmann

Our last Prefab Friday article featured Michelle Kaufmann's latest design, the mkSolaire. That same day, I had a chance to sit down with her at West Coast Green and ask her about her innovative green,

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LORAX’S “GREENEST HOUSE IN SAN FRANCISCO”

LORAX’S “GREENEST HOUSE IN SAN FRANCISCO”

I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. -- Dr. Seuss, The

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PREFAB FRIDAY: MkSolaire

PREFAB FRIDAY: MkSolaire

Michelle Kaufmann's prefab home designs have become a perpetual favorite at Inhabitat. Her latest, the mkSolaire, is no exception. Depending on where you live, there are a variety of alternatives for

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SOLAR 2 ECO-CENTER IN NYC

SOLAR 2 ECO-CENTER IN NYC

It's no secret that buildings account for a tremendous amount of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming. Between the energy they consume during operations, and the resources and materials

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