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Greenwash ACTION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Greenwash Action, eco-friendly, Sierra Club, Earth Island Institute, green building, environment, greenliving )

- 500 days ago -
We are a joint initiative of Sierra Club and Greenpeace and a project of Earth Island Institute. Greenwash Action's immediate focus is the green building sector where the threat to leadership is immediate and pressing.
6 Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Built for $20K or Less!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: DIY, eco-friendly, DIY homes, coolstuff, design, architecture, green building, greenliving )

- 573 days ago -
The stories of 6 people who took matters into their own hands and created the eco-friendly home of their dreams...all for less than $20k!!
Solving Haiti's Housing Problems With Old Tires, Bottles
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Haiti, earthquake, architecture, recycling, green building )

- 1894 days ago -
Architect Michael Reynolds thinks he has an answer for rebuilding in post-earthquake Haiti: earthships. Made from used tires, discarded bottles and other waste materials, he designs and builds these homes to be essentially energy self-sufficient.
The Benefits of Green Construction
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, green building, green construction, eco-friendly )

- 1974 days ago -
A green home or company is built to be energy efficient and environmentally sustainable. These factors are carefully considered in the design, construction and choice of equipment, fixtures and appliances for the home.
The Secret Life of Green Roofs [SLIDESHOW]
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green building, green roofs, Living Green, Placemaking )

- 2000 days ago -
The city of Portland, Ore., is aiming for 49 total acres of eco-roofs in the city by 2013 (the city's paying up to $5 per square foot to any home or business that builds one). But what about green roofs outside the urban environment? What's the appeal the
4 Amazing Underground Dwellings!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: home, Sustainabililty, eco-friendly, CoolStuff, underground dwelling, green building )

- 2038 days ago -
Here are 4 underground homes that get my "thumbs up" for being truly green and innovative
Cob Building - Want to Build A Cob House?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: cob building, green building, natural building, cob house, work exchange )

- 2672 days ago -
Do you want to get some actual hands-on experience building a cob house? Would you like to experience community life in an off-the-grid ecovillage? If you answer yes to these questions, then you should be interested in this work exchange!
San Francisco Moves to Greenest Building Codes in U.S.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: building codes, green building, San Francisco, eco-design )

- 2757 days ago -
"George Bush is doing nothing to fight climate change on the national level, but with this groundbreaking ordinance, we're doing our part on the local level," said Nathan Ballard, a Newsom spokesman. "Many people don't realize that buildings have a big ca
"Green Building Best Weapon Against Global Warming: Report
Green Lifestyle  (tags: commision for environment cooperation, green conference, green building, greenhouse gas emissions, north america, energy, nicoleterrycreates, cool stuff, ecofriendly, ecosystems, environment, global warming, green, nicole terry, health, humans )

- 2762 days ago -
"A report issued by the tri-national Commission for Environmental Cooperation, and announced Thursday at a green conference in Vancouver, concluded that green building could slash greenhouse gas emissions in North America"
Modern Homestead: A California Home Creates Self-Sufficient Green Dream
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green building, California, architecture, Sonoma County )

- 2770 days ago -
With its passive-solar design, locally quarried materials and elaborate landscaping, this California couple took the best of the old and new when designing their eco-friendly dream home in the Sonoma County countryside.
Your Guide to New Green Home Labels
Green Lifestyle  (tags: real estate, housing, labels, certification, green building, environment )

- 2771 days ago -
It's clear that going green is becoming increasingly attractive to home buyers and sellers. But without having degrees in architecture, design and sustainability, how do consumers sort things out?
Gorgeous New Green, Low-VOC, Healthful Paints
Green Lifestyle  (tags: paint, low voc, volatile organic compounds, green building, indoor air quality )

- 2776 days ago -
Check out the latest new "green" paints, which are priced very competitively with traditional brands, are now widely available, and boast extra-cool features like recycled packaging, food-grade ingredients and more.
Green Remodeling Ideas for Smart Home Sellers
Green Lifestyle  (tags: real estate, green building, energy efficiency, housing market )

- 2776 days ago -
It's a tough housing market for sellers.But here's the good news: Real estate agents and homeowners alike are discovering that they can get a leg up on the competition by doing a little preemptive green remodeling.
Can This Home Be Greened? / Greening a Mining-Era Mountain Home
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green remodeling, Sustainabililty, green building )

- 2794 days ago -
Tracy's question is: Can an old structure once associated with extractive mining practices now attain the energy-efficient, resource-conserving, healthful standards of green building?
Cohousing - Both Green Building and Affordable Housing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: affordable housing, cohousing, energy efficiency, green building, Sustainabililty, greenliving, eco-friendly )

- 2797 days ago -
The book, Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing, describes how Greenway Cohousing managed to merge green building with affordability.

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