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Orange Tree Waste Turned into High-Performance Insulation
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Orange Tree Waste Turned into High-Performance Insulation

The newest environmentally-friendly home building material could be boards made... Read more

Formaldehyde-Free Products for Healthy Homes
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Formaldehyde-Free Products for Healthy Homes

Amid allegations that products sold by Lumber Liquidators contain illegal... Read more

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Solar Power Play: Arrays Out-Produce Normal Panels by 50%Solar Power Play: Arrays Out-Produce Normal Panels by 50%

In what could be the next major step in the solar power evolution, researchers at Penn State University and the University of Illinois have developed a prototype of a smaller, more advanced concentrated photovoltaic system (CPV). Read more

In the Lap of Sustainable Luxury
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In the Lap of Sustainable Luxury

Furniture craftsmen Hellman-Chang have been selling their designs to upscale... Read more

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How Much Do Solar Panels Affect Home Values?How Much Do Solar Panels Affect Home Values?

New DOE study: buyers pay about $15,000 more for homes with solar panels. Read more

A Purchasing Tool for Buying Green Where Vendors Come to You
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A Purchasing Tool for Buying Green Where Vendors Come to You

More buyers are interested in homes with green and efficient products, but finding... Read more

New Rules for Gas Fireplaces
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New Rules for Gas Fireplaces

The DOE wants to ban continuously burning pilot lights like those commonly found... Read more

3-D Printed Bricks That Act Like Air Conditioners
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3-D Printed Bricks That Act Like Air Conditioners

These bricks use large-scale evaporative action to make rooms cooler, potentially... Read more

The Solar Panel of the Future is a Hybrid
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The Solar Panel of the Future is a Hybrid

After 12 years of research, a Swedish company is now marketing solar panels that... Read more

Hay Is for Horses, Straw Is for Houses
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Hay Is for Horses, Straw Is for Houses

In the Napa Valley, one sustainable residence elegantly demonstrates straw bale... Read more

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