Zenergy (Zero Energy) House Debuts in Los Angeles

April 26, 2010 by  
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The Zenergy House is a 1950’s remodel that delivers high on sustainability and low on energy use — net zero to be exact — thanks to the use of super-efficient green building strategies and solar panels on the roof. Built as a prototype to showcase the sustainable potential of an existing home, the 2,450 square-foot house with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms opened its doors to the public for the first time earlier this month, and Inhabitat was on the scene to check it out

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Tom Dixon’s Offcut Bench Makes Use of Irregular Waste Wood

April 26, 2010 by  
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Milan’s Superstudio Piu is known for showcasing some of the coolest designs in the city year after year, and 2010’s display was no different. One piece in particular that caught the eye of one our intrepid reporters was the Offcut Bench from Tom Dixon .

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100% Recycled Pendant Lamps Find New Use For Yarn Spools

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Italy-based design studio King + has created a beautiful set of pendant lamps made from recycled textile spools that were once used to dye yarn. Dubbed Re + , the pendant fixtures come in various customizable colors and are as sustainable as they are contemporary .

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22 US Cities Consider Building Streetcar Lines

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Urban greenies across the US may finally get what they desire — streetcar lines in their home cities.

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Geely Unveils Bug-Like Solar Hybrid Micro Car in Beijing

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Geely IG has unveiled a new insectoid vehicle at the Beijing Auto Show that may just give the VW Bug a run for its money. The car boasts a hood emblazoned with solar panels , a micro-compact profile, and a hybrid powertrain for fuel-efficient driving

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