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1. Is building green, green or is it light gray (score: 38)
Author: Tim Clark <gsadixearthlink.net>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 09:58:55 -0700 (PDT)
Some years ago when I lived in Australia - where they still delivered milk in glass bottles to the door. Friends of mine would only buy their milk in glass bottles because they wanted to be as green...

2. Re: Re: Is building green, green or is it light gray (score: 34)
Author: Fritz Jack <fritz_jackyahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 08:51:11 -0700 (PDT)
Hi, Your question addresses an extremely important issue for the modern industrialized world! Sadly, I think we are still at the stage of research on how to evaluate the total impact of products on t...

3. Re: Is building green, green or is it light gray (score: 33)
Author: Jim Rebman <seamusindra.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 10:17:16 -0700 (PDT)
Did it talk exclusively about recycling? Did it mention reusing glass bottles? Did it factor in disproportionately increasing petrochemical pricing (plastic bottles and plastic and/or wax coatings fo...

4. Re: Is building green, green or is it light gray (score: 33)
Author: Sharon Villines <sharonsharonvillines.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 10:34:12 -0700 (PDT)
from manufacture to disposal of glass bottles, plastic and cardboard. Did it talk exclusively about recycling? Did it mention reusing glass bottles? Did it factor in disproportionately increasing pe...

5. Re: Is building green, green or is it light gray (score: 33)
Author: Duncan Cavens <duncancavens.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 13:52:20 -0700 (PDT)
Hi everyone, This is a very relevant question to my partner and I right now: our home in Roberts Creek Cohousing (near Vancouver, B.C.) will be finished at the end of the month. We've been trying to...

6. Re: Re: Is building green, green or is it light gray (score: 33)
Author: Cynthia Armistead <listmailtechnomom.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 08:00:53 -0700 (PDT)
This is a very relevant question to my partner and I right now: our home in Roberts Creek Cohousing (near Vancouver, B.C.) will be finished at the end of the month. We've been trying to figure out th...

7. Re: "Green" or "Sustainable" ... or both? (Fred H Olson) (score: 29)
Author: Greg Smith <ygrecmac.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2007 03:47:33 -0800 (PST)
I would like to add a next-step thought to the conversation of Green and Sustainable. It comes from William McDonough, an architect living in Charlottesville, VA and practicing worldwide (this is par...

8. Re: Green Festivals and cohousing (score: 29)
Author: Ann Zabaldo <zabaldoearthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 08:01:10 -0700 (PDT)
Fred -- for 4-5 years Mid Atlantic Cohousing had a booth at the Washington DC Green Festival organized by Coop America. HUGE event, lots of booth traffic BUT we got very little in terms of "conversio...

9. Green Festivals and cohousing (score: 28)
Author: Fred H Olson <fholsoncohousing.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 07:47:59 -0700 (PDT)
Does anyone know if cohousing is represented at these Green Festivals (see below)? Minneapolis has a locally produced "Green Expo" each spring ( http://www.livinggreen.org/ ) at the state fairgrounds...

10. "Green" or "Sustainable" ... or both? (score: 27)
Author: Fred H Olson <fholsoncohousing.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 06:50:12 -0800 (PST)
Ann Zabaldo <ann.zabaldo [at] gmail.com> is the author of the message below. It was posted by Fred the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> due to a problem. -- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOL...

11. Straw Bale Home Seeks Community/ Green Minded! Concord Oasis (score: 25)
Author: Fred H Olson <fholsoncohousing.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 15:40:02 -0700 (MST)
Mark DeMaio <concord [at] ecohousing.org> is the author of the message below. It was posted by Fred the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> because the message included HTML ; PLEAS...

12. Re: Straw Bale Home Seeks Community/ Green Minded! Concord Oasis (score: 25)
Author: aamato <aamatoworldbank.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 16:16:01 -0700 (MST)
Fred, I am confused. Is this person trying to sell a home? Is it in a cohousing community? I finally figured out it is located in Concord, California. This must have been written by a lawyer or someo...

13. Re: Cost of Building Green & payback when savings (score: 25)
Author: dahako <dahakoaol.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 04:15:20 -0700 (PDT)
Hi At both Eno Commons and Eastern Village, we employed professionals who gave us that information based on our site, climate, house design, etc.? (Plus, I think your HVAC choices may have payback ov...

14. Re: Cost of Green Building (score: 25)
Author: Philip Proefrock <architectcornellbox.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 09:30:52 -0700 (PDT)
I went to a LEED Technical Review last week, and this issue was something that was discussed in the program. In a study of a number of LEED certified projects, they found that there was an average c...

15. Fw: Green Communities Grants (score: 24)
Author: Laura Fitch <lfitchkrausfitch.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 07:25:57 -0800 (PST)
Hey folks, Thought this might interest you. Laura E. Fitch, AIA Principal Architect Kraus-Fitch Architects, Inc. 110 Pulpit Hill Road Amherst, MA 01002 ** Green Communities Initiative Announces Grant...

16. Gray and Green Farm Community in Vermont (score: 24)
Author: Dan Hurley <dan2ndhomeadvisor.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 19:48:07 -0700 (PDT)
The Gray and Green Farm Community is being organized in northeastern Vermont around an existing organic dairy farm and is negotiating the purchase of an adjacent dairy farm. The primary organizers ar...

17. Re: Cost of Building Green & payback when savings (score: 23)
Author: Robert VanderWouden <rvanderwgmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 07:47:28 -0700 (PDT)
There's a group of use in Waterloo Ontario that are currently visioning our community. At present we all seem interested in incorporating green features, but the affordability debate may be our limit...

18. Re: Cost of Building Green & payback when savings (score: 23)
Author: Robert Heinich <robertenocommons.org>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 08:26:51 -0700 (PDT)
I believe Jessie is referring to Arnie Katz Advanced Energy Corporation www.advancedenergy.org 909 Capability Drive Suite 2100 Raleigh NC 27606 (919) 857-9000 BTW, here is a link on the economic ana...

19. Green Building Conference coming up in Baltimore (score: 22)
Author: Fred H Olson <fholsoncohousing.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 16:29:01 -0700 (MST)
Martie Weatherly <martiew [at] earthlink.net> Liberty Village is the author of the message below. It was posted by Fred the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> I debated whether it...

20. Re: Green Retirement Communities (score: 22)
Author: tom shea <sheamusonyahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 09:07:40 -0700 (PDT)
I agree that green and sustainable are not the same thing. In fact they are very different. In your opinion, how can this be improved upon? I would like to see revenue generated on site and less of a...

21. Re: Green Retirement Communities (score: 22)
Author: melanie griffin <melgrifgmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2007 07:48:22 -0700 (PDT)
Tom--Reading your post put me in mind of my annual visit to a Benedictine monastery, which while it is different (more hierarchical) from cohousing, is a model from which we can possibly learn someth...

22. Re: How is "cheap" green? / "rehashing" (also some suggetions for the original poster) (score: 22)
Author: Kristen Simmons <simmonskristengmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 14:23:31 -0800 (PST)
Things are never dull on the cohousing listserve! I'm extremely grateful to the answers I've received to my previous posts about forming cohousing, from people who have been around the coho block a t...

23. Re: Green burial (score: 22)
Author: Joanie Connors <jvcphdgmail.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2009 20:27:16 -0800 (PST)
When some friends died 10+ years ago, I did some research into this, and at that point cremation was the most green way to go - no toxic chemicals, no coffin, liners, vaults, - just the energy to bur...

24. Re: Green burial AND CO-HOUSING BURIAL GROUNDS (score: 22)
Author: maryvk <maryvktellink.net>
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 05:11:41 -0800 (PST)
Now that you have brought this up, a friend (lives in Colorado cohousing and I who live in NH - both states that allow home burials) have heard rumor that some cohousing communities have started thei...

25. Green House Projects vs greenhouses (score: 21)
Author: Fred H Olson <fholsoncohousing.org>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 05:21:37 -0800 (PST)
I very much regret the two directions the discussion has taken. The root of the problem is the, IMHO, the unfortunate use of the term "Green House Project" to refer to an from https://en.wikipedia.or...

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