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Simple Methods for Measuring Air Flow
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Simple Methods for Measuring Air Flow

If you want to measure air flow, but you can’t afford a flow hood, check out these... Read more

12 Energy Storage Startups to Watch in 2015
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12 Energy Storage Startups to Watch in 2015

Gigaom's Ucilia Wang rounds up 12 companies that are working to conquer what has... Read more

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Website Helps Builders Comply with Environmental Rules Website Helps Builders Comply with Environmental Rules

Associated General Contractors of America and EPA take the guesswork out of green projects. Read more

Poll: Energy Efficiency is America’s Top Housing Concern
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Poll: Energy Efficiency is America’s Top Housing Concern

Energy efficiency was the No. 1 unmet housing concern identified in a recent... Read more

Battery Powered
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Battery Powered

Slate reporter Daniel Gross reports that the next growth area in energy has... Read more

Solar-Power Window Sensors
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Solar-Power Window Sensors

GizMag staffer Ben Coxworth explores the features and potential of Fraunhofer's... Read more

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Century Communities Sees Value in Green Certification Century Communities Sees Value in Green Certification

The Austin-based builder has expanded its LEED program. Read more

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Retention Deficit? Concrete Wall Pros and ConsRetention Deficit? Concrete Wall Pros and Cons

Most retaining walls rely on brick and stone to correct the slope of a land, but are they the best materials for the job? Read more

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Eco Plumbing 101: Green Faucets & FixturesEco Plumbing 101: Green Faucets & Fixtures

The Green Builder staff reports that green faucets and fixtures are more miserly than ever before, but household member behavior plays an important role, too. Read more

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Leak-Peekers and Heat-Seekers: Drive-By Energy AuditsLeak-Peekers and Heat-Seekers: Drive-By Energy Audits

Car-mounted thermal cameras identify houses that need better insulation, and apply Big Data to improve local energy performance. Read more

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