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Being Green - Going Beyond Design

Hi Folks: Been a little quiet here on the ‘Being Green‘ side of our blog for a while, but I wanted to take a moment to highlight a couple of articles I came across recently. Actually, in starting this I remembered a somewhat similar post I had written, which as fate would […]

Being Green - Finding Inspiration

Hi Folks:

One of the amazing things about the internet is the ability to connect people in ways that simply wasn’t possible before. The ‘net of course isn’t a ‘place’ in itself, but an international network that showcases information on every subject imaginable. I often turn to specific sites as […]

Being Green - Connections

Hi Folks:

Happy Friday! Happy Earth Day, +1! Actually, as the saying goes, “Make Every Day Earth Day“. I saw an ad for a T-shirt once that said, “Love Your Mother. Good Planets Are Hard to Find.” It looked something like this:

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Being Green: Body and Mind - The Olympics and TED

Hi Folks:

Well, another week has flown by! The Vancouver 2010 Olympics begin today, and there’s been a lot of effort put into making this Olympics the ‘greenest’ one ever. There are, of course, two opposing views on their efforts. On one side, Daily Planet has created an extensive chronicle […]

Being Green - Up On the Roof

Hi Folks:

Well, The Drifters did it first…

So, I wanted to talk about roofs today, but before I get into that I wanted to start with something that at first blush doesn’t seem to have anything to do with building at […]

Being Green... Update

Hi Folks! Friday has come around once again., so that makes it ‘Green Day’ here on our blog. I took in two webinars this week, both kindly provided by the Building Technologies Program at the US Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy division.

The first was the second […]

Being Green - Education

Hi Folks:

Last Friday I decided to dedicate one day a week to information related to green building on the basis that I subscribe to (and hence receive) several different e-newsletters every week. This week has been quiet in that department, but that doesn’t mean I’ve run out of things […]