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Sara GuttermanA Massive People's March It has been a big week for climate awareness. On Tuesday, the United Nations hosted a landmark Climate Summit in New York City, attended by over 125 world leaders. While the Summit didn’t result in a definitive plan for international carbon emission reductions, it was a clear indication of the growing urgency for sustainable solutions and a comprehensive global strategy. More.



  • Using Building Science to Shave HERS Scores

    David Weekley Homes integrates several advanced framing techniques into the building envelopeRead More

  • Double Zero

    This model home in a drought-prone community produces as much energy as it consumes and uses graywater to irrigate landscaping. Read More

  • Working with RESNET

    Production builders are using the HERS Index to help push the energy efficiency of their homes. Just how low can they go? Read More


geothermal10homeGeothermal Systems Thanks to innovations in both installation and equipment, geothermal heating and cooling systems are poised for rapid growth. More

IECC UpdateMore States Embrace the 2012 IECC, But Not Lovingly Updates from Pennsylvania, Nevada and Minnesota. More