Modular Compact Green Roof System

January 22, 2013

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Conventional ‘roll out’ green roof systems are not feasible for certain roof conditions. Some systems are bulky, built like mattresses, require specialized teams to measure and survey the site, can be difficult to retrofit, and require at least two experienced people for Read More…

Vertical Gardens Direct From Your Grocery Aisle

March 26, 2010

With 110 transparent plastic food containers filled with leaves, branches, and a lighting source, “Packaged Vertical Gardens” climb the walls in Madrid, an urban vertical garden installation as commentary on the scarcity of available public green space.

In seeking to promote … Read More…

Romancing the Dirt

February 11, 2010

Here’s an idea that’s really down to earth. My good friend, interior designer Victoria Lyon, told me about Luvmud, by super-interesting!–a heart-shaped gift item that doubles as an educational tool, communication strategy, and community builder. Luvmud is made … Read More…

10 Ways to Get Green Tax Breaks

September 27, 2009

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Get some green by going green. The United States government is offering tax incentives and credits to people who renovate their homes with energy-saving technologies and/or buy hybrid vehicles. These technologies usually save money, and with an added tax break, … Read More…

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