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Natural Selection

S Style Magazine | 07.19.16

A home in Northern California marries high design and sustainability with the goal of inspiring a green living movement
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A Natural Fit

Modern Luxury Silicon Valley | 05.13.16

At home, one eco-friendly venture capitalist and his family are drawn to a deeper shade of green.
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Is this the greenest house in America? Get a look inside

The TODAY Show | 04.19.16

TODAY contributor Lilliana Vazquez traveled to California recently to tour one of the “greenest” houses ever built. She offers an inside look at what it’s like to have an almost self-sustaining lifestyle – and she says it’s fun!
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Bringing Outside In

Capture Magazine | 02.13.16

BAMO founding principal Michael Booth and his expert design team help create one of the greenest homes in the country.
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Insights from a Green Tech VC

GreenTech Advocates | 01.09.13

Paul Holland is a sustainability-minded venture capitalist with VC firm Foundation Capital, which has invested in Netflix and demand-response company EnerNoc, among many others. He’s also the owner of perhaps the greenest house in America, built with his wife Linda Yates in Portola Valley, Calif., and profiled here.
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‘Greenest Home in America’ Relies on Efficiency Technologies

GreenTech Advocates | 01.08.13
When Paul Holland and Linda Yates set out to build a the “greenest home in America” on the Portola Valley, Calif. hillside where Linda grew up, they envisioned something that would debunk the myths that green building was ugly, too expensive and alters your lifestyle. It would also adhere to four principals of sustainable and “regenerative” building: energy, materials, water and habitat.
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Net Zero, 100% Beautiful

Gentry Home | 01.01.13

A Portola Valley couple orchestrates an ensemble of “green” gurus to reclaim their 1967 family home into a world-class, 21st-century Mecca for sustainable living.
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Where Green Meets High Tech

Electronic House | 12.01.12

America's greenest home isn't short on high tech goodies. Automation and control provide entertainment, help boost energy efficiency and keep useful technologies hidden.

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Touching Earth Softly

Q Magazine (The San Francisco Registry) | 11.15.12
THOUGH DEVELOPED LESS THAN 13 YEARS AGO, the popular Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program is today’s green-building norm. LEED recognizes structures that use less energy and water than conventional buildings do. But Jason McLennan, a Washington architect, is working to achieve more. McLennan is the brainchild behind a new, supergreen certification program that aims to create an entirely new class of ultra-sustainable buildings. .
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Taking eco green to the max

Irrigation and Green Industry Magazine | 06.15.12
When management consultant Linda Yates and her Silicon Valley venture capitalist husband Paul Holland decided to build a new home on the same Portola Valley, California hillside where Yates had grown up in a conventional ranch-style house, the couple made a momentous decision: that residential property—inside and out—was going to be green to the max.
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