Get Started With Vertical Gardening (Infographic)

October 18, 2011 by  
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wellhome /via Whatever you want to call them, vertical gardens, living walls or green facades (and really, they are three different things ) they are wonderful inventions that shade buildings, produce oxygen, provide habitat and just look lovely. Our friends at Wellhome have produced a great infographic explaining what they are and how they work…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Gadget and Appliance Energy Use up 600% in 40 Years

October 18, 2011 by  
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oskay via Flickr CC / CC BY 1.0 It is not news that our energy consumption has greatly increased in the last 40 years. Nor is it news that our rate of consumption of appliances and gadgets is outpacing the gains we are making in energy efficiency . However, a new report by The Energy Saving Trust puts the scale of growth in bold relief. According to the UK-based study, consumer electronics energy consumption in the UK … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Enter to Win $2,500 in Energy Efficiency Upgrades from WellHome!

March 19, 2011 by  
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As winter winds down and the snow melts away, the start of spring is a great time to clean out the house and consider home improvements! If you’ve been meaning to maximize your home’s energy efficiency (and minimize your utility bill), WellHome is offering the chance to win $2,500 of energy efficiency upgrades for free. WellHome is an all-in-one service that helps you improve your home’s energy efficiency through performance assessments and improvements conducted by Building Performance Institute (BPI)-certified advisors. To enter this contest, type your zip code into the widget above or visit WellHome’s brand new Energy Savings app

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Gleaming White, Cubic Apartment Building Helps Redevelop HafenCity In Hamburg

March 18, 2011 by  
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Read the rest of Gleaming White, Cubic Apartment Building Helps Redevelop HafenCity In Hamburg http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , apartment building , baufeld 10 , eco apartments , eco design , eco residence , elbphilharmonie , energy efficient design , green architecture , Green Building , green design , hafen city , hafencity , hamburg , love architecture , prefab construction , Sustainable Building , sustainable design

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