The Demise of Utilities Utilities are, for the first time, facing a dynamic that is unchartered territory for them: consumer defection. Pioneering renewable energy solutions offered by companies, developers, and communities are enabling consumers to finally make a choice about how and where they source their power.
The Internet of Things Our appliances and devices are getting smarter and can communicate with us but not necessarily with each other. If physicist Michio Kaku is right, our brains will make the eventual invisible interface even easier.
Gophers Undo Brownfield Restoration For years, we have been writing about the careful restoration of brown and black field sites into ones suitable for building, parks and other uses. We did not consider gophers.
Smart Siting With its roof gardens, natural daylighting, and myriad other green features, this 2,710-square-foot house makes the most of its narrow 2,000-square-foot infill lot and proximity to all things Seattle. Yes, the home is bigger than its lot.
Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.
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