Zombie Proof House? Is this worth more than net zero energy?
Students at UC Berkeley and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México collaborated in a design competition sponsored by AutoDesk to create an affordable, consumer-ready ultra-efficient refrigerator.
The “Greenestâ list saw a considerable shake-up this year, with the Mitsubishi i-MIEV battery electric vehicle claiming the top spot from the Honda Civic Natural Gas, which has held on to first place for eight years in a row. Making its model year 2012 debut on the American market, the i-MIEV earns a score of [...]
by Matthew Grocoff, Esq. LEED Green Associate
by Matthew Grocoff, Esq. LEED One exciting new entrant into the LED market is the Panasonic “Filamentâ LED. Itâs designed to look like a traditional filament light bulb but uses only a tiny, tiny fraction of the energy. It won the 2011 Good Design Gold Award at this yearâs Good Design Award show hosted by the [...]
by Matthew Grocoff, Esq. LEED Read the name of this blog again. This is what Sustainable Design is all about. Nest Labs, founded by former Apple wizards from the iPod and iPhone design team, announced today the launch of a thermostat that “learns,â making it simpler than ever to program schedules and, even better, save [...]
by Matt Grocoff, Esq. LEED Read the full article via OldHouseWeb Steve Jobs used design to change the world. He created the products needed to get us to a future he imagined. Jobs brought us the iPod, iPhone and iPad to engage in the same basic functions as other products. Jobs insisted that, like a refrigerator, Mac [...]
by Matt Grocoff, Esq. LEED Soaking in a hot tub after a walk around one of the most beautiful lakes in America. Relaxing by the fire after a fine meal downtown. Slipping between soft sheets at the end of a perfect day. Welcome to your next “greenâ vacation.