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Introducing The Arc House

Posted by Juliet Grable

Jul 25, 2016 7:37:40 PM

Living large in 432 square feet of master-crafted comfort.

GREEN BUILDER MEDIA and Shelter Dynamics, in partnership with Kitcheneering and Align3D, have teamed up to introduce the Arc House, the latest in Green Builder Media’s forward-thinking VISION House series. This innovative “tiny home” integrates many facets of sustainability into one compelling, compact package, taking the concept to the next level with its unique form, craftsmanship and functionality.

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Report: Fracking-Friendly Political Statements from Both Major Political Camps Could Cripple U.S. Efforts to Curb Climate Change

Posted by Dierdre Fulton, Common Dreams

Jul 23, 2016 9:19:23 PM

'Currently planned gas production expansion in Appalachia would make meeting U.S. climate goals impossible,' says Oil Change International.

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Smart Tech Takes Over, Bolstered by Record Investments

Posted by Sara Gutterman

Jul 21, 2016 12:01:35 PM

eSmart, clean technologies have taken the market by storm, promising to change our built environment and grid infrastructure forever. Commanding over $430 million in venture capital in just the second quarter of 2016 alone, it has already been a banner year for these enabling technologies.

If there was any skepticism remaining about the market viability of smart technology, battery storage, or energy efficiency, it was all but eradicated in the second quarter. 

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Planning a Sustainable Rental Property

Posted by Darren Novak, Guest Columnist

Jul 19, 2016 5:29:00 PM

If you build an eco-friendly apartment building, don't miss any chance to enhance its green credentials.

As a builder or landlord, it is your decision whether you want your rental property to be more environmentally friendly. There is a lot of upside for property owners who decide to go green. You're not just attracting more would-be renters, and renters of a higher quality, you are also contributing to global conservation efforts.

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Greener Fleets

Posted by Jessica Porter

Jul 18, 2016 2:09:18 PM

Electric and biodiesel offer contractors renewable alternatives to fossil-fuel powered vehicles. Here’s where they stand.

THOUGH DIESEL VEHICLES remain the workhorses of many industries, owners of diesel vehicles are beginning to look to alternative fuels that lessen the environmental impact, reduce dependence on foreign oil and save some money at the pump. The two most realistic alternatives (for now) are electric and biodiesel.

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