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Student Teams Design Zero Energy Ready Homes

Twenty-eight teams developed cost-effective, zero energy ready homes for mainstream builders in the DOE’s Challenge Home Student Design Competition. More

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DOE Solicits Student Design Competition Entries

DOE student design competition seeks quality, high-performance entries. More

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Mystery Inspector: More Wasteful Framing

Wall, floor, and roof framing offer opportunities to make a house more energy efficient and comfortable while saving money on the lumber package. More

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A Passion for Performance A Passion for Performance

DOE's Sam Rashkin receives The 2012 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. More

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Top Energy-Efficient Builders Feted

Seventeen companies in 12 states won EnergyValue Housing Awards this year. More

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Helping Homeowners Boost Energy Efficiency Drives Growth of Maryland Startup Helping Homeowners Boost Energy Efficiency Drives Growth of Maryland Startup

Nexus EnergyHomes marries construction design with in-home monitoring. More

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Washington-Area Luxury Builder Tests Market for Smaller, Energy-Efficient Homes

The home will be 30% more efficient than a typical home. More

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Oklahoma Green Builder Benefits From Fine-Tuned Marketing Approach Oklahoma Green Builder Benefits From Fine-Tuned Marketing Approach

In midst of recession, Ideal Homes closed 350 homes last year. More

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The New American Home 2011 The New American Home 2011

For the first time in its 28-year history, The New American Home had a homeowner attached from the start. More

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5 Ways To Build Better Homes For Less Money 5 Ways To Build Better Homes For Less Money

A combination of the green building groundswell and the new economy may bring OVE and advanced framing into common practice. More

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