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  • Another Superbly Designed Tiny Home Big Enough to Fit a Family
    by Christine Walsh on 06/24/2017 at 8:59 pm

    The tiny house maker Tiny Heirloom recently completed another unique and luxury tiny home. This one is called Rocky Mountain Tiny Home and is used as a vacation cabin by a family of four in Colorado. The home features some clever design solutions, which make the family’s stay there as cozy and comfortable as possible. The Rocky Mountain Tiny Home was built atop a 28 ft (8.5 m)-long triple-axle trailer, but since it features overhanging [… […]

  • A Super Green Building Planned for Brussels
    by Christine Walsh on 06/24/2017 at 2:51 am

    Architect Vincent Callebaut is well-known for his ambitious sustainable architecture project proposals, and this latest one that he’s proposing for the EU city of Brussels is no exception. His plans call for turning the city’s industrial area of Brussels into a sustainable community. They plan to renovate existing buildings, as well as build new high-rises, which would be equipped with a wide array of sustainable features. Callebaut’s plans call for the building of three high-rises, [… […]

  • Eco-Resorts Going up in the Azores
    by Christine Walsh on 06/24/2017 at 1:33 am

    The Azores, a group of gorgeous islands just off the coast of Portugal, has seen increased tourism in recent years. However fortunate that maybe, it also presents a problem for the environment, so in a bid to retain the unspoiled state of the landscape, the local Tourism and Agribusiness Development Company of the Azores (TADA) has come up with a way to preserve it. They will be developing eco-resorts across the islands, which will be [… […]

  • Simple Yet Beautiful Furniture
    by Christine Walsh on 06/22/2017 at 9:08 pm

    When faced with the need to move, one of the more daunting tasks is dealing with the furniture. When such moves are required every couple of years, such as when changing jobs, the type of furniture you own plays a big role. And the lighter and more movable it is, the better. To solve a part of this problem, the firm Studio Corelam, of Vancouver, British Columbia designed a line of furniture which is made [… […]

  • May plug-in vehicle sales in Austria
    by Editorial Staff on 06/24/2017 at 6:24 am

    With 482 new plug-in electric passenger cars registered last month in Austria, registrations were up 30% regarding May 2016, with year-to-date sales now at 2 534 units, up 25% year on year. The ranking had a 100% electric vehicle podium, with the BMW i3 leading the pack, with 98 registrations, followed by the Renault Zoe (77 […] The post May plug-in vehicle sales in Austria appeared first on Electric Cars Report. […]

  • Buemi builds a buffer
    by Editorial Staff on 06/23/2017 at 4:07 pm

    Sebastien Buemi’s sixth win of the 2016/17 Formula E season has opened up a 32-point lead in the championship with four rounds still to go. Buemi was riding high after back-to-back wins in Monaco and Paris, however, a set-up tweak ahead of the first of the two races in Tempelhof Airport, left him a lowly […] The post Buemi builds a buffer appeared first on Electric Cars Report. […]

  • Qualcomm invests in safe battery technology company Amionx
    by Editorial Staff on 06/23/2017 at 10:21 am

    Amionx, a leader in safe battery technology, and Qualcomm Incorporated, announced Qualcomm’s strategic investment in Amionx. As part of its investment, Qualcomm President Derek Aberle will join the board of directors of Amionx. Amionx has pioneered and patented a transformative technology called Safe Core that acts like a circuit-breaker to prevent lithium-ion batteries from being the […] The post Qualcomm invests in safe battery technology company Amionx appeared first on Electric Cars Report. […]

  • 2869 smart fans celebrated on the Costa Dorada
    by Editorial Staff on 06/23/2017 at 6:56 am

    Under the banner “Electrify Your Life” on 16 and 17 June 2017 2869 smart fans from 32 countries came together for this year’s smart times in the Spanish coastal town of Salou. The worldwide smart fan community celebrated their cult brand and its diversity with music, a smart flea market, a special driving circuit, outings together […] The post 2869 smart fans celebrated on the Costa Dorada appeared first on Electric Cars Report. […]

  • Ice Cube kicks off celebrity 3-on-3 basketball league in new ad
    by Adario Strange on 06/24/2017 at 10:06 pm

    Now that the Olympics has added three-on-three basketball as a medal-worthy competition, the usually street ball/playground-based game is big time, and Ice Cube is about to cash in on it.  SEE ALSO: Warriors star Klay Thompson now famous for the worst dunk fail in history Actually, the rapper/actor announced his Big 3 league long before the Olympics added the sport to the 2020 games (in January), but his timing for the official launch is perfect.   Mark it down in your calendars 📅 for the next 10 weeks. BIG3 and @FS1 are bringing ball back. Don’t miss out the debut of #BIG3 on @FS1 this MONDAY NIGHT, 8p ET. A post shared by BIG3 (@thebig3) on Jun 24, 2017 at 12:31pm PDT Read more... More about Sports, Nba, Olympics, Basketball, and Ice Cub […]

  • 'Westworld' star James Marsden gives us a peek at Season 2...
    by Adario Strange on 06/24/2017 at 9:07 pm

    The next season of Westworld is still a long ways away, but that doesn't mean the cast isn't hard at work putting together the next installment of robots vs. humans drama.  SEE ALSO: Snapchat is adding more big-name TV channels, including HBO We got our first sort-of-peek at Westworld Season 2 on Friday thanks to show regular James Marsden. The actor, who plays one of the pivotal robot characters on Westworld, took to Instagram to show off some of his gunslinging skills.  Westworld quick draw training! 🤠 @hbo #Westworld #season2 A post shared by James Marsden (@james_marsden) on Jun 22, 2017 at 4:52pm PDT Read more... More about Instagram, Hbo, Westworld, James Marsden, and Entertainment […]

  • Everything you'd possibly wanna know about Samsung's Galaxy Note...
    by Raymond Wong on 06/24/2017 at 8:56 pm

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  • Twitter Moment shows exactly how devastating the GOP healthcare bill would...
    by Emma Hinchliffe on 06/24/2017 at 8:30 pm

    Before the Senate votes on its bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, many people are sharing stories of how the bill would affect them.  One story struck a chord with thousands of Twitter users this weekend. The mom of 3-year-old Ethan Vikash shared a photo of a medical bill for her son's open heart surgery. The 24-line item bill came to $231,115 for 10 hours in surgery, one week in the hospital's cardiac intensive care unit, and one week on the hospital's cardiac floor.  With insurance, Ethan's family only had to pay $500 out-of-pocket. But if Congress passes a healthcare bill that imposes lifetime caps on what insurance companies will cover, families that deal with childhood illnesses or heart conditions like Ethan's would be well beyond priced out of life-saving care.  Read more...More about Healthcare, Republicans, Ahca, World, and Politics […]

In 1979 president Jimmy Carter proposed an national energy policy and installed solar panels on the white house roof as a national symbol of the united states beginning to become energy efficient. [….more]

tsEnergy star was created in the early 1990’s as a joint venture between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the department of Energy. (DOE), Energy star’s primary focus is on improving energy performance and reducing green house gas emissions. [….more]

leedLeed founded in 1993 stands for leadership in energy and environmental design. Leed is a voluntary program and is administered through United states green building council (USGBC). USGBC is an international nonprofit that offers various types of green rating systems. One rating specifically designed and targeted for green neighborhoods. [….more]

fhb192xs024-01_med National green building standard. NGBS approved and debuted in 2009 more than 15 years later than energy star or leed certification.The NGBS is a collaboration between the National association of home builders (NAHB) and International code council. (ICC) [….more]

Earthcraft-Logo1Earthcraft is a voluntary program launched in 1999 which is a regional program for climate conditionstailored for the southeast united states. Earth craft certification is used from Virginia to Georgia. [….more]

Water-Sense-Label-mdWater sense®. Is an EPA voluntary program started in 2006, designed to improve water efficiency through consumer educational labeling. With an ever expanding array of products and services displaying the water sense label. Third party verification  and certifying to be a minimum of 20% more water efficient than conventional products without sacrificing consumer performance. In the near future water will become a scarce valuable resource, prices will rise, availability will be restricted, water efficiency will be measured, documented and a numerical water efficiency number from 1 to 100 will be applied to residential and commercial real estate. Nations will control water accessibility to the public at large!

RESNET_HERS_Index_Logo2HERS score/index, home energy rating system (HERS) created in 1995 by third party non profit residential energy services network (resnet).  The HERS score  is nationally recognized by the federal government,environmental protection agency (EPA) and the mortgage industry. The Hers score is a numeric numeral that directly translates into the energy efficiency of the selected inspected home. The trained and certified ecorater inspects the home and benchmarks the home against a reference home. A computer model of a home that is the same shape and size. [….more]

netzerocertificationLaunched in late 2006 the Living building challenge substantially raises the green bar and offers a rigorous net zero building certification. Net zero green certification is rapidly becoming  the future of  green building. Net zero is located on the extreme end of green building scale. Net zero is defined as either a residential or commercial building structure which produces all the energy that is consumed on an annual basis within the certified building. There are currently three levels of net zero certification. Full certification, petal recognition, and net zero energy  building certification. [….more]

well_logoWell Building Standard®:(IWBI) The certified well standard, administered by Delos living, debuted in 2014. The well standard focuses on the indoor environment containments  to improve health and wellness for all occupants. People send 90% of their time indoors and are adversely effected by indoor pollutants such as: carbon monoxide, mold, radon, VOC’s, particulates, and a host of other pollutants. Proper ventilation and filtration is the key to cleansing the indoor air environment. The wellness standard contains seven concepts that effect human occupants. Mind, fitness, comfort, light, air, water and nourishment.



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