29 Dec '11, 7am

16 Leading LEED Platinum Projects of 2011

16 Leading LEED Platinum Projects of 2011

I’ve pulled together projects, mostly homes, of all kinds — new, old, modern, traditional, etc — that we discussed in the last year. These projects either obtained or sought LEED Platinum certification from the USGBC, and they’re some of the greener homes you’ll find most anywhere. Click the links below for hours and hours of reading.

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/12/leed-platinum-projects...

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7 Pioneer Passivhaus Projects of 2011

7 Pioneer Passivhaus Projects of 2011

jetsongreen.com 30 Dec '11, 7am

movement in the US was on a major tear in 2011 but for that awful split between PHIUS and international PHI. The standard ...

Get inspired by our fav DIY projects of 2011 for a craftier 2012!

Get inspired by our fav DIY projects of 2011 fo...

earth911.com 30 Dec '11, 6pm

After several moves, packing and unpacking, some of those letter tiles and plastic Monopoly houses have gone missing. No s...

Supply Risks for 16 Materials Key to Clean Energy Technologies

Supply Risks for 16 Materials Key to Clean Ener...

cleantechnica.com 29 Dec '11, 7am

Short-term DOE Clean Energy-Supply Risk Critical Materials Scenario (Present - 2015) The transition to an economy powered ...

Wow, impressive! #sustainable #leed #greenbuilding

The office is designed to use 82% less energy than a similar sized commercial building. Small heat pumps are connected by ...

Here's the article on the LEED ban - Congress R...

greenbuildinglawupdate.com 29 Dec '11, 9pm

Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., helped lead the effort to place the language into the appropriations bill on grounds that the ...

New resource: How does a #LEED reviewer evaluat...

gbci.org 02 Jan '12, 1pm

The following resources from both the GBCI and the U.S. Green Building Council websites provide a complete reference for n...

The Most Innovative Houses of 2011

The Most Innovative Houses of 2011

treehugger.com 30 Dec '11, 5pm

I realize that I was wrong; there was a lot going on that wasn't monster green houses in the suburbs. Preston has done a s...

If you're a budding green building pro w/ desir...

usgbc.org 02 Jan '12, 9pm

The LEED Stories intern will support USGBC’s new LEED Stories from Practice initiative by conducting stakeholder intervi...

Home Improvement Projects: 10 How-To TutorialsBest of 2011 ...: Home improvement projects aren't always fun, but...

Home Improvement Projects: 10 How-To TutorialsB...

re-nest.com 30 Dec '11, 5pm

Home improvement projects aren't always fun, but they usually pay off. Here are some great project guides that run the gam...

A green bldg consulting firm in Canada occupies...

The office is designed to use 82% less energy than a similar sized commercial building. Small heat pumps are connected by ...

Congress Halts Military Spending on #LEED - New...

The U.S. Congress is calling a halt to certain military spending on green building in a newly passed defense authorization...

Interesting new study: #Green Construction Proj...

By Brittany Anas, Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo. Dec. 20--A new study led by a University of Colorado engineering professor ...

Two New Laws Restrict Use of LEED

Two New Laws Restrict Use of LEED

buildinggreen.com 20 Dec '11, 10pm

What's Happening from Environmental Building News Congress Halts Military Spending on LEED By Paula Melton Projects like t...

15 Terrific Tiny House Projects of 2011

15 Terrific Tiny House Projects of 2011

jetsongreen.com 27 Dec '11, 8am

thrive in 2011 like none other. People behind these structures — whether a tiny home, shed, backyard office, ADU, or off-s...