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Oregon House Receives Living Building Challenge Certification
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Oregon House Receives Living Building Challenge Certification

The 2,236-square-foot, one-story residence has met the requirements of the... More

Building Efficiency Champion Dies
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Building Efficiency Champion Dies

Arthur Rosenfeld laid the foundation for today's federal effiency rules. More

Net Zero in a Mountain Modern Package
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Net Zero in a Mountain Modern Package

A diminutive Sierra Nevada retreat focuses on comfort, efficiency, and healthy... More

The Value of Energy-Use Data for Home Buyers
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The Value of Energy-Use Data for Home Buyers

Energy data transparency is the new normal, and builders can adapt by embracing... More

A Third Of The U.S. Population Won't Be Able To Afford Water Bills In Just 5 Years
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A Third Of The U.S. Population Won't Be Able To Afford Water Bills In Just 5 Years

And if you still can afford it, it's going to get a lot more expensive. More

Modular Bathroom Pods Save Time and Money
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Modular Bathroom Pods Save Time and Money

Considering using bathroom pods on a project but don't know where to start? A new... More

Oregon Home is First to Meet Living Building Challenge
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Oregon Home is First to Meet Living Building Challenge

Tom Elliott and Barbara Scott have constructed the first single-family home to... More

KB Builds 100,000th Energy Star Home
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KB Builds 100,000th Energy Star Home

The Los Angeles-based production builder has hit a milestone in its green building... More

Net Zero Starts with the Building Shell
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Net Zero Starts with the Building Shell

Aiming for net zero energy, a Connecticut builder takes a whole-home approach to... More

What are the Ramifications of the 2018 Energy Code?
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What are the Ramifications of the 2018 Energy Code?

For the most part, the recently approved building energy code will uphold... More

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