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This Post Ties Energy-Efficiency to Quality of Life
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This Post Ties Energy-Efficiency to Quality of Life

Bensonwood marketing steward Rick Reynolds turns a cost-benefit analysis of... Read more

The Grid Escape: Best and Worst States for Rooftop Solar Panels
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The Grid Escape: Best and Worst States for Rooftop Solar Panels

A new report tracks where consumers will get the most out of renewable installations. Read more

Bozzuto Offers Geothermal Standard
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Bozzuto Offers Geothermal Standard

The production builder’s new Maryland community will provide homeowners with... Read more

New Survey Tracks Zero-Energy Homes' Growth
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New Survey Tracks Zero-Energy Homes' Growth

The Net-Zero Energy Coalition has cataloged all of the zero-energy buildings... Read more

Solar Home Goes Up in Flames
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Solar Home Goes Up in Flames

Authorities say that a faulty inverter led to the fire that gutted a British home. Read more

Pros Vs. Cons: Alternative Framing Systems
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Pros Vs. Cons: Alternative Framing Systems

Green building expert Chris Magwood compares wood framing systems to cob walls,... Read more

LEED-Platinum Florida Subdivision Not Green Enough for Blogger
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LEED-Platinum Florida Subdivision Not Green Enough for Blogger

An urban design expert takes to task a residential development in Bradenton that... Read more

Innovative Solar Homes Store Excess Energy As Hydrogen
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Innovative Solar Homes Store Excess Energy As Hydrogen

Four solar homes being developed in Chiang Mai, Thailand, will convert excess... Read more

SolarCity Rules the Roofs: Installs One of Three Rooftop Solar Jobs In 2015
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SolarCity Rules the Roofs: Installs One of Three Rooftop Solar Jobs In 2015

2015 has been a good year for SolarCity after tallying over one-third of all... Read more

New Ideas, New Speakers on Tap for 2016 Builders’ Show
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New Ideas, New Speakers on Tap for 2016 Builders’ Show

Building science will take center stage at many of the event's educational sessions. Read more

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