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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.



  • VISION House Mariposa Meadows

    We invite you to follow the progress of this extreme climate, off-the-grid sustainability institute and demonstration project. Read More

  • Using Building Science to Shave HERS Scores

    David Weekley Homes integrates several advanced framing techniques into the building envelope. Read 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


Better Wastewater TreatmentBetter Wastewater Systems We are on the cusp of a major infrastructure crisis in this country. Onsite wastewater treatment can help make our homes more sustainable and more resilient. More

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