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The New Dali Museum: Sustainable and Beautiful Plus Designed to Withstand the Elements

Visitors have always traveled to St. Petersburg, Florida to experience the Dali Museum since it opened in 1980. In January of this year, 2011, the New Dali Museum opened and is receiving an exceptional response. The doors opened 1-11-11 at 11:11am for people to enjoy an incredible art collection within a building that is its own masterpiece.

August 27th

Fomo Offers Education and Products to Increase Building Energy Efficiency

The University of Fomo is an online foam education program for the proper use and sellers of green polyurethane foam and its products. The company was founded in 1975 and besides being an educational service for the architectural and construction industries it also serves as a provider of products such as spray foam, pour-in place sealants, adhesives and accessories.

July 28th

Earth Advantage and NEEA Launch Free Online Course “Ducts Inside” for Industry Professionals

Earth Advantage and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) have teamed up to provide a free online course on how to reduce home energy use by 15 to 20 percent by a placement method of keeping all ducting within the conditioned space of new homes. A self-paced online course geared toward industry professionals, the self-paced tutorials, “Ducts Inside” teaches builders, designers, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals a new energy-efficient method that can save energy and home heating and cooling costs.

July 22nd

Pottgiesser Architecture Possibles Renovates Ancient Orangery into a Family’s Home Reality

The architecture firm of Christian Pottgiesser and partner, Pascale Thomas Pottgiesser, known as Pottgiesser Architecture Possibles, based in France, has been successful in creating numerous projects that are both appealing to the eye and profound in design details including being environmentally conscience and leaving the landscapes un-interrupted. They completed the family home known as Maison L in 2009 which meets all of their design criteria.

July 16th

First LEED Certified Bowling Alley: Brooklyn Bowl

Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY, it is the first LEED Certified bowling alley in the world. While you are Consider its staggering construction statistics of 16 lanes, 600-person venue, two bars and its offering of live rock-n-roll music performances seven nights a week, not to mention the LEED certification. This equation of parts gives you the reason Brooklyn Bowl truly is an original.

April 7th

Green Building 101: Selecting Building Materials from Nature

Selecting materials for your green building project can be daunting, to say the least. Every product says it is "green" or "environmentally friendly." In addition, there are different certifications and labels, each supposedly better than the others. One seemingly obvious alternative is to buy products taken directly from nature. Wood, linoleum, bamboo, wool carpets, cork, and wheatboard are a few that come to mind.

March 2nd

Two Steps Towards A VOC Free, Green Nursery

My wife and I are expecting our first child in March. As new parents-to-be we are beyond excited. But we’re also nervous. We want to make sure we bring our child into a clean and safe environment, one free of toxins and pollutants. So we’ve set to work on making the baby’s room an eco and pollutant free nursery. Whether you are expecting or just want to make your rooms a little more green, there are two big things you want to keep in mind…

November 22nd

Is Your Garage Green?

The garage is so much more than just a place to store our cars. With all this extra usage, it’s more important than ever to make sure your garage is green and free of potentially harmful pollutants.

September 17th