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Google and SolarCity Partner on $750 Million Residential Solar Fund
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Google and SolarCity Partner on $750 Million Residential Solar...

Google will contribute $300 million to the rooftop solar initiative. Read more

Energy Efficiency Measures Offset Larger Square Footages
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Energy Efficiency Measures Offset Larger Square Footages

New analysis shows that despite the growing size of U.S. homes, residential energy... Read more

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Green Building: Something Congress Can Agree On?Green Building: Something Congress Can Agree On?

While it seems Republicans and Democrats can't agree about anything these days, a new poll shows that both groups strongly support green building. Read more

Four Strategies for Building an Efficient Cold-Climate Home
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Four Strategies for Building an Efficient Cold-Climate Home

Sarah Lozanova blogs about her high-performance home, which has extremely low... Read more

How Green is Green Building Anyway?
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How Green is Green Building Anyway?

Mother Earth News examines the elements of a truly sustainable building. Read more

'Rocking' Technology Creates More Earthquake-Resilient Buildings
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'Rocking' Technology Creates More Earthquake-Resilient Buildings

Buildings are built for vertical weight, but earthquakes create horizontal weight.... Read more

Solar Energy is Hot in Conservative States
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Solar Energy is Hot in Conservative States

The Washington Post's Chris Mooney digs into the politics of solar power. It's not... Read more

The World's First Carbon-Positive Prefab House
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The World's First Carbon-Positive Prefab House

Dwell's Allie Weiss presents a tour of the world's first carbon-positive prefab,... Read more

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Geothermal for Net-Zero Energy in Texas CommunityGeothermal for Net-Zero Energy in Texas Community

Planned community to build 7,500 homes to net-zero standards using geothermal heating. Read more

Georgia House Passes Solar Energy Legislation
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Georgia House Passes Solar Energy Legislation

The act is aimed at making it easier for homeowners to put solar panels on their... Read more

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