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May 22

Innovative Fueling Station Design Developed By WSU Students

Considering the high cost of building hydrogen fueling stations, and the unwillingness of businesses to build them before a sufficient number of hydrogen vehicles is produced, every idea that could help reduce the construction and installation costs for fueling stations is more than welcomed. One such idea was recently proposed by a groups of students …

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Apr 12

An Eco-Friendly Wardrobe Can Save the Planet

A large majority of the world’s population realizes that in order for us to save our future generations from extreme hunger, famine and poverty we have to ‘go green’. This phrase basically means to let go of all those products and activities in our lives which can lead to pollution or any damage to the …

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Mar 07

SIGG Partners With Tony Hawk for Design Competition

SIGG Switzerland, the Tony Hawk Foundation and TalentHouse are calling on you to create and submit your original artwork for a chance to have it produced and sold on a SIGG bottle worldwide. Four winners will be selected to receive a $1,000 cash prize and be flown to Beverly Hills, CA to meet Tony Hawk …

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Jan 25

Eco Friendly Home Interior Designer Tips

Interior designing helps turn a living place into effective setting for carrying out various activities. Green energy and green revolution are among the most discussed topics these days at individual and international levels. People have really started to pay attention on how to preserve and take care of the planet we live in; the influence …

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Oct 15

Green Building Is Good for More Than Environment

A recent study by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGCB) and Booz Allen Hamilton reported that green building construction not only supports the environment but can have a dramatic impact on the nation’s job creation and economic structure. According to a comprehensive report on environmental sustainability released this year, green construction spending currently supports over …

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May 30

Eco-Friendly Backyard Design Tips for Your Home

Wherever you go these days, people are talking about the environment. It’s a major issue in politics, science, and at the gas pumps, as the warmer weather brings steadily rising prices per gallon all over the country. Environmental sustainability is now a legitimate aspect of the planning that goes into new corporate and private construction, …

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Feb 28

Put Your Green Creative Hats On for the SIGG Design Contest

SIGG together with TalentHouse is calling on eco-artists, design lovers and SIGG fans everywhere to create and submit an original graphic for the chance to have it produced, sold and inducted into the SIGG 2012 Collection. Submissions will be displayed online where the public can vote on their favorites. SIGG along with guest judge Sarah …

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Oct 03

Design with Ethics

Of all the catchwords used, “green” seems to be the most misused and misunderstood. Labeled as “ugly” and “expensive” by many, the green lifestyle conjures images of a complete lifestyle overhaul, from eating to home styling, and this has ultimately prevented people from seeking sustainable means for everyday living. Though environmental veganism inspires people to …

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Jul 07

Eco-Friendly Decorating On a Budget

For a lot of people, decorating is a creative outlet, but when it comes to realizing a vision we have for our homes, our budget can often stand in the way of our dream designs. Unfortunately, many homeowners mistakenly believe that green decorating is too expensive, or that it will limit their style. This just …

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Feb 28

Low-VOC Commercial Design Goes Mainstream

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If you’re thinking about how to create a healthier workplace environment, consider going low-VOC. Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are chemicals widely used as ingredients in products such as paint, building materials and furnishings, office equipment and cleaning supplies. Elevated levels of VOCs have been linked to eye and respiratory irritation, headaches, fatigue and other …

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