January 2012

Found 2 blog entries for January 2012.

Very exciting news for Southern Californians who are interested in green building! Quite possibly the coolest event is coming to the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA next year in 2013. Organized by the U.S. Department of Energy, The Solar Decathlon challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.


The Orange County Great Park is an awesome venue for hosting the Solar Decathlon competition and exhibition. This is the site of the former Marine Corps Air Station El

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"Evan Little, a widely-respected eco-property broker, recently joined Surterre and has been impressed by the company's commitment to the environment. "The reaction to new ideas here has been great," he says. "Everyone is responsive to these new thought processes." Little, the winner of the EverGreen Award from the Nation Association of REALTORS, was impressed with the way Surterre remodeled the Monarch Beach office. "They were limited with what they could do by the physical structure," he says. "But inside they've done a fantastic job at every turn." [Read Full Article]

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