PCBC, the Pacific Coast Builders Conference, is happening later this month.  It will be great fun to see what is next for homebuilding, including new technology for homes. We are excited that The Enclave at Waverly Park in Mountain View has been selected to be featured in the Best of the Bay Tour.  The community is being recognized for the combination of green ...

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I came across this video from a company that makes high tech glass, advertising how their products can be incorporated into all aspects of our lives. With the continued explosion of technological advancements, being “connected 24/7”, and the blurring the lines between home and work I have had a real interest in recent years on how to better integrate tech...

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Here's the latest in technology, some new and some just fun to share! As Mashable shares, January has become the month to watch for what is coming up in technology, be sure to check out their 8 Gadgets to Watch in 2011 - looks like 2011 will be the year of the tablet. EcoHome Magazine shares the latest in Green Products and Technology, my favorite article was the...

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Gallery: Crazy Space-Saving Designs for the Homes of the Future - Read More Feng Shui your home with an APP?? -Available for iPhone there seem to be several options for Droid also, but easier to find those from your handset. (more…)......

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It's been awhile since I shared what's new in technology for your home, so here's the latest on home technology. Apple is revamping the iPod Touch, what will it mean for you? Microsoft Hohm connects to home electricity monitor Check out many green tech ideas from interview with Omar Gallaga on NPR called 'Greening' The Housing Industry - Cork floors, a VW jungle g...

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'Smart' thermostats to get test run in Texas - would you like a thermostat that adjusts based on the weather? Ready to install a pool at Satake Estates? Check out these green pool ideas from Smart Money: Green Pools Make a Splash Want to deck out a media center in a small space?  Check out these ideas from Wired: http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/06/ff_m...

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A few weeks ago, we got to attend the Viking® Experience at The GSC.  It was tremendous to check out all of the innovation in kitchen appliances.  They have many distinct kitchens to show the array of design options available with Viking Appliances.  I am still trying to pick my favorite kitchen.  With over 23 color finishes to choose from, your can ...

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An article in Fortune Magazine recently, Green Myths Debunked, talked about everything from bottled water (tap water is safer) to CFLs (make the switch from incandescent today!) to Christmas trees (yes it is better to have a real one than a fake one) and many more.  This got me thinking about our own communities and what really matters about green. There is a l...

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What would it be like if the invention of the telephone came after email? Recently I was talking with someone about technology.  We were trying to figure out how much is too much of a good thing? And this led to a conversation about a conversation that they had with someone else about would happen if the order of technology changed?   Their friend shared tha...

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about The next frontiers of technology.  Technology and what is new in technology is particularly relevant to the homes that we build and our prospective home buyers, so I thought I would make this a regular piece to highlight what is out in the market place.  As always, we want your input, is there something that you want to see? Â...

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