Sustainable Industries announces the Top 10 Green Building Products of 2010. Making the cut is a greywater recycling system, a home energy management device, and glass that gives second life to junked car windshields.

Dwell is pumped for Dwell on Design, the West Coast's big modern design hoedown. Be sure to stop on by the Los Angeles Convention Center and other auxiliary events if you're in the area over the weekend (and tell me about any standouts!)
Fast Company launches Co Design, a new website that "will showcase the people, products and projects that are roiling the design world."
The Globe and Mail enlists Marjorie Harris to share tips and tidbits on how to successfully water your garden.
Contemporist is smitten (and so am I) with the Schierle House, architect Matthias Benz's lovely, low-impact home outside of Munich. That's it pictured above.

GOOD is also smitten with Resource Furniture, a NYC-based company that sells "attractive, high-design, multifunction, space-saving furniture." As GOOD notes: "We don't have word on prices yet — though you can request quotes for things that interest you — but it's tough to put a price tag on innovations that could help us lead more sustainable lives."

TreeHugger takes a good look at "Cul de Sacs and 11 Other Unexpected Things That Are Making You Fat."

The Los Angeles Times reports from the trenches of Orange County, Calif. where a neighborly dispute over solar panels is underway.

Re-Nest has its hands full of barrels — rain barrels that is — in a round up of 15 DIY and ready-to-buy models.

The New York Times eyes the Windmill from Currey & Company. This cute little table lamp with a shade made from repurposed flour sacks comes with a big price tag: $240.

Design-Milk gives props to the LiquidSquid, an Etsy seller crafting shaggy accent rugs out of recycled T-shirts.

Jetson Green squeezes into the itsy-bitsy L41 House. This energy-efficient 240 square foot domicile was designed my Michael Katz and Janet Corne and will ultimately be sold in bulk for about $50,000 each.

Forbes spreads the word that home improvement giant Lowe's has invested big bucks in San Francisco-based home energy auditor, Recurve. The funds will be used to improve Recurve's existing home energy-efficiency software describe as "Turbo Tax for homes."

Matt Hickman ( @mattyhick ) writes about design, architecture and the intersection between the natural world and the built environment.

Playing catch up: Hot and cold
Overheated, sweaty and ready to unwind? Pour yourself a big cold drink, sit back and cool down this weekend with a few hot links from the green home news circu