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These Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Straight From The Air
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These Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Straight From The Air

With pilot programs in Ecuador, Jordan, Mexico, and the U.S., the technology could... More

The Green Police Check Out Wall Panels
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The Green Police Check Out Wall Panels

Michael Anschel has hopes that architectural panels will soon help fill a need in... More

Zip System's Radiant Barrier Panels
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Zip System's Radiant Barrier Panels

Lauren Hunter takes a look at ZIP System radiant barrier panels – the latest... More

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Next-Gen Solar Panels Are Nearly Invisible to the Naked Eye Next-Gen Solar Panels Are Nearly Invisible to the Naked Eye

Researchers at Michigan State University have developed a new type of solar panel that is almost completely transparent. Currently, the new panels convert about 1% of the light that passes through them to energy, but the MSU team is aiming for 5% efficiency in the near future. More

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Where are the PV Panels? Where are the PV Panels?

The solar industry is facing a looming shortage of photovoltaic panels, reversing a two-year slump triggered by a global glut. More

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How to Prep Your Home for Solar How to Prep Your Home for Solar

As solar becomes more affordable, it's smart to keep rooftop photovoltaics open as a future option for homes with a south-facing roof. More

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Power CEO Panel Puts Price Vs. Pace, Culture into Focus Power CEO Panel Puts Price Vs. Pace, Culture into Focus

Five of home building's leading ceos, (left to right) Meritage's Steve Hilton, Shea's Bert Selva, TRI Pointe's Doug Bauer, Toll Brothers' Doug Yearley, and Standard Pacific's Scott Stowell discussed housing, home building, and development's challenges and opportunities with Hanley Wood vice chairman Frank Anton at BUILDER and Metrostudy's Housing Leadership Summit in Laguna Niguel, Calif. More

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Pomona College Student Housing, Claremont, Calif. Pomona College Student Housing, Claremont, Calif.

Grand Award, Builder's Choice and Custom Home Design Awards More

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Affordable Net-Zero Energy Kit Homes Hit the Market Affordable Net-Zero Energy Kit Homes Hit the Market

SIPs manufacturer makes net-zero living possible at $150 a square foot. More

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The Labor Factor Revives the Component v. Stick-Built Debate

Price and speed of construction also play big roles in builders’ and framers’ choices. More

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