Posts Tagged ‘environmental’

Award Ceremony and Tour of the Green Idea House this Saturday!
by brettex on May 21st, 2017 No Comments »

California State Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi will be presenting an Environmental Stewardship Award to the Fortunato family for work on their Green Idea House.  The award is celebrating five years of operating and demonstrating an affordable, net zero energy, zero carbon case study house.  An exterior tour will follow the
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Green Idea House Featured in Buzzfeed Film
by brettex on May 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Many of you wanted to know what Buzzfeed was filming at our Green Idea House. They wanted to shoot a short film in an affordable, net positive energy, zero carbon, all electric “House of the Future”.
Monica and I had fun working with them. The cast and crew experienced Hermosa Beach
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Having fun with a great audience at the Dwell Show today! Thank you USGBC-LA for the invitation to speak.
by Robert Fortunato on June 25th, 2016 No Comments »
Green Idea House Presenting at the Dwell Show this Weekend!
by Robert Fortunato on June 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Want to see how Affordable, Net Zero Energy/Zero Carbon is Possible Today?   Join us at the Dwell Show this Saturday the 25th at 2:30 – 3:30pm.
We will again be presenting at the Dwell Show by invitation of the USGBC-LA.  We  appreciate the opportunity and look forward to seeing you there. 
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Want to see what affordable, practical, Net Zero Energy and Zero Carbon living looks like?
by Robert Fortunato on June 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Join us this Saturday at 10am for an exterior tour of the Green Idea House.  For the fourth year in a row will be part of the EPN Green South Bay Tour.
Learn:
Why the electric utility pays us to run our house and car
Why it cost less to build and operate
How
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Happy Earth Day 2016!
by Robert Fortunato on April 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

It was great celebrating by speaking at the MGBCE and by judging the Grades of Green Trash Free Lunch Challenge.  The MGBCE was a excellent event and my talk was packed full of interesting and interested people – very fun.
Our Grades of Green Group went to see three finalist schools
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Speaking about the Green Idea House at the Municipal Green Building Conference
by Robert Fortunato on April 17th, 2016 No Comments »

It is an honor to again be speaking at the MGBCE this Thursday, April 21st.  This is one of my favorite events because I learned so much about sustainable building practices and met so many great people over the past 10 years. 
It is truly one of the best events
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Exploring the cutting edge – for the 7th year in a row!
by Robert Fortunato on September 26th, 2015 No Comments »

While working  in Denmark last week, a couple of leaders and students from the KaosPilot school joined me in my annual pilgrimage to places in Scandinavia that are leading the way on sustainability.  Coincidentally, my friend and neighbor Rick Learned and his sister happened to be in DK visiting relatives,
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Satisfying Our Speed Addiction
by Robert Fortunato on July 18th, 2015 No Comments »

We satisfied our speed addiction and green voyeurism this week by test driving the 691hp Tesla Model S P85D.  It is the fastest production car, period.  Going from 0 – 60 in 3.1 seconds in that car was the smoothest g-force rush we had ever experienced.
The P85D is beautifully executed,
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Let’s bring it – or lose the opportunity!
by Robert Fortunato on March 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Many thanks to Rachel Reeves for the excellent article. Both the Keep Hermosa Hermosa and the Protect Hermosa’s Future people promised to redouble their efforts to find a viable financial solution after the election. Being one of the first cities to harvest more renewable energy than it uses (carbon neutral)
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