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Solar Conservatories

Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) An exciting trend in green design is the realization that a great deal of free solar energy continually falls on the outside of buildings. In many instances, this energy is reflected or absorbed as heat. Building … Continue reading

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Building the ‘Green’ Conservatory (Part Three)

This highly functional Conservatory was constructed in the extreme climate of Minneapolis, MN. The Conservatory is a Powder coated Aluminum custom tinted to match the trim of the existed home for seamless integration. If we were measuring ‘green’ project this would be the brightest! … Continue reading

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Building the ‘Green’ Conservatory (Part Two)

As we mentioned in Part I, we were in the process of creating a “green” conservatory for a client. A laundry list of issues had to be explored and dealt with for the final design. Glass was the first big … Continue reading

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Building the ‘Green’ Conservatory (Part One)

Last July, Paula (www.ecologicalgardens.com) and her design team of Jon and Ted at (www.designfortyfive.com) contacted us with a project we were excited to embrace. Paula, a well known writer, speaker and active ecological gardener wanted to continue vegetable gardening in … Continue reading

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Are Conservatories “Green?”

Many of us share the disappointment that something as pure and clean as “green” has now become a buzz word for marketers to get your attention and make a profit. Let’s keep it simple. If its “green,” that means it … Continue reading

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