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DIY: Make Your Own HEPA Air Filtration System for Just $30!

DIY: Make Your Own HEPA Air Filtration System for Just $30!

For some of us, allergens are our worst enemy -- the fresh pollen of spring, fall foliage, and of course the ever present dust, mold and animal dander. Sometimes the only solution is a high-tech air

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LEED Platinum Student Village Opens at Bastyr University

LEED Platinum Student Village Opens at Bastyr University

Seattle-based CollinsWoerman has designed structures for Bastyr's Center for Natural Health (LEED certified) in the past, before undertaking the new student village project. With a unique layout and

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Boeing Planning Large Scale Production of Ultra Solar Cells

Boeing Planning Large Scale Production of Ultra Solar Cells

Best known for their massive jet planes, powerhouse Boeing is set to begin the large-scale production of their highly efficient concentrator photovoltaic cell (CPV), the C3MJ+. The cell is said to be one

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Announcing: Our $8500 Method Laundry Room Makeover Winner!

Announcing: Our $8500 Method Laundry Room Makeover Winner!

You may remember our $8500 Laundry Room Makeover contest, where we teamed up with Method to give away an incredible green laundry room renovation. Well, more than 100,000 entries later we're thrilled to

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Deceiving Shipping Container Home That Doesn’t Look Like One

Deceiving Shipping Container Home That Doesn’t Look Like One

Built out of three insulated shipping containers and stacked on two levels with a two-story atrium in the middle, this home packs a lot into a small footprint. Coming in at only 1,350 sq feet, the home

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Blu Homes Releases New Unfolding Balance Home

Blu Homes Releases New Unfolding Balance Home

Blu Homes is making waves in the modular housing world and just today released yet another spectacular energy efficient prefab home. The Blu |Balance home is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 16' foot ceilinged

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Green Depot is New York State’s First LEED Platinum Retail Building

Green Depot is New York State’s First LEED Platinum Retail Building

Green Depot -- the largest US green building supplier -- just received New York State's first LEED Platinum rating for a retail store for their flagship NYC location. The Depot -- located at 222 Bowery in

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Green Laundry 101: Green Your Laundry Room

Green Laundry 101: Green Your Laundry Room

Most people would love it if their laundry rooms could be more efficient and frankly, more attractive - we hate spending time in there, but when we do, we might as well enjoy it, right? Luckily, the world

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2009 World Architecture Festival Winners Announced

2009 World Architecture Festival Winners Announced

The 2009 World Architecture Festival took place this week in Barcelona, drawing great minds to discuss, learn, share and award excellent architectural designs and completed projects. This year's theme

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Blu Homes

PREFAB FRIDAY: Blu Homes

Blu Homes is a relative newcomer to the prefab design world. That being said, they are in the midst of two projects that should be completed by Spring 2009. One is in Blue River, Colorado and the other is

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Light the World Using Dirt Powered Fuel Cells!

Light the World Using Dirt Powered Fuel Cells!

Take a little bit of soil, add some microbes, a little bit of human ingenuity and you'll find yourself with the most unlikely source of power ever - dirt! Building off of this simple concept, a team from

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SOLCOOL SOLAR-POWER AIR CONDITIONER

SOLCOOL SOLAR-POWER AIR CONDITIONER

Since the hottest months of the year are also the sunniest - the idea of using solar energy to power your air-conditioner makes perfect sense. In fact we're frankly amazed that its taken so long to

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