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How to Set Concrete in Cold Weather How to Set Concrete in Cold Weather

Construction doesn't have to come to a halt when the temperature plummets. Read more

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Solar Beats Utility Power in Many CitiesSolar Beats Utility Power in Many Cities

In 42 out of the country's 50 largest cities, electricity produced by fully financed photovoltaic (PV) systems would be cheaper than power purchased from the grid. Read more

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BMW's Solar CarportBMW's Solar Carport

The company's carport system powers electric and hybrid cars using free solar power. Read more

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Combat Winter's Wrath Combat Winter's Wrath

As much of the country prepares for winter storm Juno, here are some tips for cold-weather building. Read more

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Sheathing TipsSheathing Tips

Matt Risinger walks us through his experience with using Zip System sheathing with SIPs. Read more

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

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

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