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green gardening gift – Good Ideas Solar Rain Barrel

A rain barrel may not be as sexy a green gift idea as a bamboo halter top or a solar iPhone charger, but in these drought ridden times it may be just what your garden needs. Reusing rainwater runoff from your roof can reduce soil erosion, reduce your...
by The Alternative Consumer on Dec 12, 2012

Remodeling Your Kitchen? 7 Ways to Go Green

When you plan a remodel, are you considered with the impact your actions will have... more »The post Remodeling Your Kitchen? 7 Ways to Go Green appeared first on Powering the Future with Sustainable Energy | SustainableEnergySystemz.

Constructing Green Office Buildings

Everyone can play a role in helping to protect the Earth by going green. Whether... more »The post Constructing Green Office Buildings appeared first on Powering the Future with Sustainable Energy | SustainableEnergySystemz.

Hydroelectric Power in Thailand – Thailand’s Dams

There are 17 dams in Thailand, in a country that has a huge and complex... more »The post Hydroelectric Power in Thailand – Thailand’s Dams appeared first on Powering the Future with Sustainable Energy | SustainableEnergySystemz.

What is a Solar Heat Exchanger?

By Elliot DeLaney Many residences are greatly benefiting both the environment and themselves with solar heat exchangers. They benefit both residential settings and commercial buildings economically and as an energy efficient source. This environmenta...
by The Alternative Consumer on Nov 20, 2012

What’s the Future of Green Homes

Green homes at their most basic level can be achieved in two ways – by... more »The post What’s the Future of Green Homes appeared first on Powering the Future with Sustainable Energy | SustainableEnergySystemz.

Dubai’s Office Sector Focuses Anew on Green Buildings

Dubai is already known as a city that’s been turning architecture on its head. From... more »The post Dubai’s Office Sector Focuses Anew on Green Buildings appeared first on Powering the Future with Sustainable Energy | SustainableEnergy...

Vodacom building in Johannesburg wins ‘World Class’ Green Building Award

Mobile communications company, Vodacom, was named Highest Scoring Green Star Project 2008-20-2012 by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), for its Vodafone Site Solution Innovation Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. The building was award...

Energy use and prices are UK priority

It’s a worrying time for UK consumers as energy prices seem set to increase across the board. Of the big six energy suppliers in the UK, only two are yet to announce price increases. Though Prime Minister David Cameron announced plans to force gas...
by The Alternative Consumer on Oct 24, 2012

It’s time to insulate!

When the cold closes in as wind, rain and even snow start to dominate the weather outlook, it’s time to insulate. You wouldn’t head outdoors in this type of weather without a serious attempt at layering and this is a principle that really ought t...
by The Alternative Consumer on Oct 19, 2012

Beautiful Places, Greener Spaces

Some of the happiest moments of our lives are spent outdoors. We all have recollections of these experiences—a blazing sunset, the scent of the ocean air, animal life encountered on a stroll through the woods, the view of a pastel sunrise from a mo...
by The Alternative Consumer on Oct 16, 2012

50Green.com – Green Building Video/webinar Course

50Green.com – Green Building Video/webinar Course   Thanks for being interested!  I’ve always loved the idea of building super efficient homes that fit in their environment.  These days whether you believe in global warming or not...
by Reviews + Free Download on Oct 11, 2012

Sustainable Architecture + Urban Design | Passive & Low Energy Architecture

ABOUT PLEA PLEA is an organisation engaged in a worldwide discourse on sustainable architecture and urban design through annual international conferences, workshops and publications. It has a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website fo...
by ArquitecturaS on Oct 4, 2012

Lomba Desain Arsitektur 2012, Berhadiah 15Jt

PESERTA Peserta adalah perorangan mahasiswa arsitektur, desain interior, dan sarjana arsitek/ design interior yang telah lulus kurang lebih 2 tahun (wisuda pada tanggal 1 juni 2010 dan sesudahnya) PENDAFTARAN Pendaftaran tidak dikenakan biaya (FREE).
by Info Kuis dan Lomba on Sep 23, 2012

Eco Floating Home Unveiled at London Design Festival

The design company Sanitov has created an alternative solution for people living in densely populated cities in the form of a floating home. Around the world, cities are becoming more and more congested and as a result, living space in city centres i...
by Designer Base on Sep 17, 2012

Marks and Spencer’s greenest store opens at Cheshire Oaks

M&S have offered energy products of their own for a few years now, as well as detailing their ‘PLAN A’ commitment to a 100% sustainable future – and with the opening of a flagship new store at Cheshire Oaks (the largest outside London), it...
by The Green Forums on Sep 11, 2012

Wuxi Grand Theatre, PES-Architects, China

When the building design is inspired by a butterfly landing on the edge of a lake, the result can be nothing less than impressive.Ladies and Gens, I give you the Wuxi Grand Theatre, designed by Finnish firm PES-Architects, as featured in Inhabitat's...
by Future Architecture on Sep 10, 2012

PT Sinar Jernih Sarana – Housekeeping

PT Sinar Jernih Sarana is an international facility service company. Our company  is providing integrated facilities management  which also serve as an active member of Green Building Indonesia council to improve the quality of living. We have nati...
by Lowongan Kerja CPNS dan BUMN on Aug 17, 2012

hut on sleds: the new mobile home

The innovative architectural firm, Crosson, Clarke, Carnachan Architects, are the creators of the small footprint, moveable “Hut on Sleds” (above and below), a weekend home that more than takes you back to the basics. The box-like hut sta...
by The Alternative Consumer on Aug 15, 2012

Michael Adlerstein hace de la sede principal de la ONU un modelo ecológico | Energía | DW.DE

Michael Adlerstein nació en Nueva York, donde estudió arquitectura. Dirigió varios proyectos de restauración como el saneamiento de la Estatua de la Libertad en Ellis Island. Además, fue consultor en... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...
by ArquitecturaS on Aug 14, 2012


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