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Sara GuttermanFrontlines of Climate Change Water: it is a common agenda for all of us, for every walk of life. It’s our planet’s most valuable resource. Nations are powered by it. Life depends on it. And soon, we’ll be fighting over it. More.


  • Solar Power House

    This home is part of a community that caters to Baby Boomers with the promise of no electric bills. Read More

  • Site Sensitivity

    This vacation home's super energy-efficient building envelope and passive solar strategies allow the house to be left unheated in the winter without freezing and, with the aid of ocean breezes, cool in the summer. Read More

  • Mindful Vacationing

    Natural materials, a modern aesthetic and energy and water conservation features helped this net-zero house earn a Top Vacation Rental award in 2012. 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