Architecture

Can we create a green American dream home? Can we take those green building methods to a larger scale? Can we build a green office park? PF Members think so.

We all admit that the growing trend today is to be "green" and energy efficient. Some people buy hybrid cars, some swear by compact fluorescent bulbs, others even mount solar panels and wind turbines to their homes! Well, homeowners, you're in for a... Read More
Another big project (link below) ...over 370, 000 sq ft of leading-edge BIPV...designed, installed and funded through private and public sector collaboration, albeit in France, but still an impressive accomplishment. And note that the technology was... Read More
As a consultant focused on maintenance, renovation and life-extension of non-residential building roofs, I found this article (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2010/10/07/leed-and-future-green-building) makes some great points regarding the evolution of... Read More
Rehabilitation of 1906 brick warehouse by the U.S. General Services Administration. This is Utah's first LEED-certified building to quality for federal historic preservation tax credits.
Video created for the GE Ecomagination Challenge, a $200 million innovation experiment where businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators and students share their best ideas on how to build the next-generation power grid.
Solar Tree Foundation - www.solartree.org
I'm an artist, who works in the medium of solar voltaic materials. This video shows my concept for a "solar tree", as well as actual solar art I've produced to both inspire and produce energy!
Planet Forward
On the one hand, it's a positive sign for renewable fans... a small family business making a go of it in solar and wind power. This Long Island family has been installing small-scale solar and wind energy packages in back yards, reducing homeowner’s... Read More
It's time to do something electric with all that wasted roof space in cities like Manhattan. The latest in PV and solar thermal technology could lower New York's massive carbon footprint.
Experts speaking on Capitol Hill about the value of energy efficient housing, and how federal policy can promote more efficient buildings -- and therefore reduce fossil fuel emissions and make housing more affordable for families across America. How... Read More

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