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Brave New Aga – Total Control

05.20.2011 · Posted in Kitchens, Sustainable Design

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the ruggedly handsome and comfortingly traditional Aga. (I even own a quarter of a 30 year old Aga in Wales). Well, now Aga has come screaming into the 21st century with its new “Total Control” technology. Perhaps there’s something a bit Darth Vader-ish to it but only ...

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New light bulbs from GE – bright ideas for energy efficiency

04.28.2011 · Posted in Sustainable Design

I’m sure you’re all aware that the world of domestic lighting is undergoing big changes right now, as federal efficiency standards are scheduled to make incandescent bulbs disappear from store shelves by 2014*, LED technology improves in leaps and bounds, and compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs gain greater (if sometimes grudging) acceptance. At KBIS this week ...

Earth Houses for Earth Day

04.22.2011 · Posted in Kitchens, Random thoughts, Sustainable Design

Happy Earth Day, Good Friday, or whatever you might be celebrating this weekend. I suppose if I was truly dutiful, I’d be posting my list of 10/20/50 ways you can save the earth through simple lifestyle changes,  but for one thing, everybody else has got there first, (including me myself on the Blanco by Design ...

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