Green homes represent one of the most promising markets in green tech today, in my opinion. The modular homes coming from companies such as Michelle Kaufmann Design (see snazzy video here
) and Living Homes can be built at close to the same cost as regular homes but save their owners massive amounts of money over time in lower electricity and water bills.
More importantly, they are cool. (see picture of a Living Homes home here
. A Kaufmann home is pictured below). They are open, airy and nostalgically modern. If you grew up in Northern California, it's like living in the birdhouse at the Nut Tree. That's a stark contrast to most green products. Bioplastic cups pretty much work like...