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Studio III's Hero Wednesday: Volkswagen's XL1

Amazing and surrounded by controversy – here in the US at any rate: Volkswagen’s XL1 is one of the most efficient vehicles to ever hit the highways with 261 Miles Per Gallon! 230 more words

Hero Wednesday

Slideshow: 5 Modern American Farmhouses | Dwell

Slideshow: 5 Modern American Farmhouses | Dwell. “A pitched roof doesn’t necessarily mean a home is stuck in the dark ages of the American architectural vernacular. 53 more words

Unity Homes

Passive House Wins Award for “Best Energy-Efficient Project”

Steven and Barbara Landau’s Norwich, Vermont, Passive House won The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) Prism Gold Award for “Best Energy-Efficient Project.” Bensonwood, who designed the prefabricated insulated panels and constructed the timberframe shell, was honored as part of a highly-skilled green building team that included energy modeling and mechanical consultants… 190 more words

Bensonwood

Why We Use Dense-Packed Cellulose Insulation

Many have asked us why we use dense-packed cellulose insulation in our OBPlusWall® panels, roofs and some ceilings and floors. Here are some of the cellulose advantages in our “Montage Building” system: 472 more words

Unity Homes

From Past to Future Car Technology

Start your engines…or is it your fuel cell and radar-guided cruise control! Energy Meet draw your attention to the vehicles of the future that may begin influencing our human destiny today! 62 more words

Innovation

Window and Door schedules

Construction drawings contain many types of doors and windows that comes with a variety of sizes. For the ease of locating these doors and windows, they are often organized in schedules. 58 more words

Sustainable Design

Artic Harvester

A group of French architecture students designed the Arctic Harvester as a floating ‘hydroponic farm’ and village.

Meriem Chabani, Etienne Chobaux, John Edom, and Maeva Leneveu teamed up to produce the circular-shaped floating village that holds 800 people and work. 83 more words

Innovation