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Inside Arcosanti: Arizona's City of the Future
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Inside Arcosanti: Arizona's City of the Future

In central Arizona, an experiential town is built on the principle of combining... More

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DOE Labs Could Trigger Regional Economic Mojo DOE Labs Could Trigger Regional Economic Mojo

Since their inception, the Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories have been in the vanguard of America's global research and development leadership. However, the national innovation system has changed. Today, much technology development and application occurs in the context of regional clusters of firms, trade associations, educational institutions, private labs, and regional economic development organizations. Unfortunately, legacy operating procedures limit the DOE labs' ability to engage fully with the regional economies in which they are located. This brief explains how the DOE and Congress can improve the impact of national labs in this new context. More

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Home Innovation Standards Updates

Standards for plumbing fixture replacement technicians are underway, and the National Green Building Standard Consensus Committee will meet in November. More

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Home Innovation Issues Call for Consensus Committee Applications

The group initiates a standard for plumbing fixture replacement technicians. More

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Home Innovation Labs Names 30 Green Partners of Excellence

Thirty of the NGBS Green Partners are recognized for promoting high-performance building. More

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Committee Members Picked for Development of the 2015 NGBS

In cooperation with the International Code Council, ASHRAE, and the NAHB, Home Innovation Research Labs recently announced appointments to the Consensus Committee for the next version of the National Green Building Standard. More

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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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Home Innovation Oversees NGBS Development Process

Plans are underway for the development of the 2015 National Green Building Standard. More

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