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Climate Update: In Accord?

Posted by Sara Gutterman

Dec 18, 2014 6:57:33 AM

After two weeks of somewhat frustrating and sometimes heated negotiation, delegates representing 196 countries at the COP20 meetings in Lima reached a climate change agreement on Sunday that, if enacted, would commit every nation across the globe to reduce its rate of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Your Home’s Holiday Wish is for Energy Efficiency

Posted by RESNET

Dec 17, 2014 9:45:08 AM

Isn’t “wish list” a great term? It really sums up all your wants, needs and desires into two simple words. Wish list. Just saying it makes you feel good. And everyone has one, don’t they? What if your home had a wish list – what would it ask for? Well, we think we have a pretty good idea and the best part is that you’ll probably want what your home wants too! Here’s what we came up with:

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Can Black Friday Be Green?

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Dec 16, 2014 3:26:08 PM

We are done with Black Friday and Cyber Monday but not the most consuming season of the year. It may be a little late for Black Friday, but are there ways to make this consumer season green? I say yes. And so does Green America.

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Climate Update: Are We Making Progress?

Posted by Sara Gutterman

Dec 11, 2014 2:36:39 PM

There has been surprisingly scant news this week about the COP20 climate meetings that are taking place in Lima, but the fragments of intelligence passed along to me by colleagues in attendance indicate that hopes remain high that negotiators are making progress towards a global climate action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Proper Installation of APA Rated Sheathing for Roof Applications

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Dec 11, 2014 11:41:28 AM

Check out this informative entry on sheathing for roof applications available on the APA builders' tips page. Downloadable pdfs on this and other subjects are available.

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