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Eco Real Estate of the Week: Modern Homestead, California

Eco Real Estate, Sustainable Construction

A true homestead is a residence that includes several buildings and all the surrounding land, which is often used for agriculture or raising livestock. When Mark and Karen Feichtmeir decided to live sustainably with the land, they knew a homestead was the way to go. For help, they turned to the eco real estate designers at Todd Jersey Architecture in ...

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Green U.S. News This Week: Green Space Equipment Use Falling Off

U.S. Green Technology specializes in connecting job seekers interested in  green jobs to quality employers. Whether you are looking for a specific green-collar job or a position with a company with sustainable business practices, U.S. Green Technology provides opportunities at all skill levels and varying industries. Search in one of the popular searches above! With controversial talk about global warming ...

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Eco Real Estate of the Week: Modern Beach House, Massachusetts

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

A gorgeous plot of land in Cape Cod was a challenge for the eco real estate designers at Boston-based ZeroEnergy Design. The clients naturally wanted to be able to take in the beautiful view of the water. But this meant designing a structure with west-facing windows, and that’s not the most energy-efficient situation. To further complicate things, the property was rather ...

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Eco Real Estate of the Week: Bridge House, Australia

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

The Bridge House, built in Adelaide, Australia, allows the owners to enjoy the beauty of their eco real estate without damaging a square foot of it. The home itself runs on green technology like efficient appliances and LED lights. Elevated on sturdy bridge piles and balanced between the sharply sloping banks of a stream, the eco real estate house all ...

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Eco Real Estate of the Week: Mandala Homes

U.S. Green Technology | Where Main Street Meets Green Street

For the first blog in the eco real estate series, I didn’t want to zero in on a specific site. I wanted to discuss eco real estate in a broader, global sense, while still keeping it local and relatable. It seemed like an unlikely goal until I stumbled on Mandala Homes, based out of British Columbia in Canada. Mandala creates eco real ...

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The Cost to Make the Pentagon Green: Billions

What if the U.S. Department of Defense actually went on the offense against foreign oil by becoming greener? The price tag could be about $3.46 billion above current costs (for now) and could reach as high as more than $25 billion over the next couple of decades. Still, it’s not a far-fetched thought as the Pentagon – the headquarters of ...

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Green Solar Startups Experience Blazing Growth

The number of green startups has skyrocketed in recent years, and for good reason: The federal government is pouring more money into this sector, and with global warming continuing to be debated, there’s no doubt this booming industry will receive major attention. But even as more entrepreneurs and investors are camping out in the green technology sector, solar startups, in ...

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