Posts Tagged ‘Water’

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
Read more…

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
Read more…

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. 
Read more…

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
Read more…

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
Read more…

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,
Read more…

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)
Read more…

A Step Up for Christmas
by Robert Fortunato on December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Happy Holidays!  We started a new tradition this year.
We wanted to do something that is simpler, less stressful, that gives us more to celebrate.  Tens of millions of trees are cut down every year and all the waste, pollution and deforestation that entails made us think.
We love what the Living
Read more…

TEDx Video – Leadership, Innovation and the “Impossible” House
by Robert Fortunato on October 17th, 2014 2 Comments »

Dear Friends and Partners of the Green Idea House,
We are excited to share this TEDx video that features all of you – the community that came together to make the Green Idea House possible. Please watch it and share it with your social media friends. If there are enough views,
Read more…