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Your Home’s Holiday Wish is for Energy Efficiency

Can Black Friday Be Green?

Climate Update: Are We Making Progress?

Proper Installation of APA Rated Sheathing for Roof Applications

Eco-Friendly Finishes: Making Exterior Paint Last

Eco-Friendly Finishes: What's on the Surface Counts

How to Keep Your Wood Stove Clean, Efficient, Safe

Create Economical, Bright, Safe Holiday Displays with LEDs

Wonders of Wood Stoves Infographic

The Promise of Good Ideas

Choosing a Wood Stove

Climate Summit: Ready for Change?

3 Energy Efficiency Myths Debunked

Heartfelt Gratitude

How Do You Preserve Yet Green an Historic Place?

Build a Green Roof

Dee Williams Explains How to Dream Big and Live Small

If Care About Climate Change Rivaled Sports...

Ecomagination: Eating on a Green Roof

Spotted Owls and Pipelines: Our Obligation to the Natural Environment

How Do I Know If My Home Is a Good Fit in a Good Place for Solar?

New Sliding Door System Makes Small House Design Easier

Building Science: SIPs Go Up at Mariposa Meadows

How to Maximize Your Fridge’s Energy Efficiency

Green Roof Calculator Shows Expected Energy Savings

Healthy Living Tip: Greening Dinner Reduces Obesity

Why Inbound Marketing Matters to Green Builders

Electrify Your Bicycle for Christmas

Upgrading to a New Appliance is Often the Greenest Choice

Beware Your Garden May Be Organic and Poisonous

Climate: From Loser to Victor

When Salvaged Materials and French Impressionists Share the Same Wall

Why You Should Keep Your HVAC Air Filter Clean

Greenbuild 2014: Reinvigorating A Zeal for Sustainability

French Garage Converted to Tiny House (Video)

Energy Codes: Change in Tandem Wiring Requirement

Resilience: From the Ground Up

"Natural" Swimming Pools Work Best in Warm Climates

Remaking a 1950s Ranch for Energy Efficiency

Where Have All the "Hot Water Generators" Gone?

No Parking

Fall Decorating with Energy Efficiency in Mind

ICC and ASABE Announce New Landscape Irrigation Sprinkler Standard

Go Boo Green with Costumes and Decor for Halloween

Frontlines of Climate Change: Deforestation

Distributed Solar in Bangladesh

Don’t Let A High Energy Bill Haunt Your Halloween!

Green Building Code Basics: Preservation of Natural Resources

Phantom Energy Is Sucking Money out of Your Pocket

Frontlines of Climate Change: Mass Extinction

Protection of Piping Insulation

Green is Not a Movement

ecoSelect: A Green Building Program by the Numbers

Climate Change: A Military Imperative

Tips on Creating an Energy Efficient Study Room

The "Geothermal HVAC Dream-Team" is in Your Own Home Town

Attic Caps: Fixing a Hole

A Journey Towards Meaning

Horton Hears a Gurgling Sound

Gutter Maintenance Can Prevent Moisture Damage

Leading Building Industry Groups to Collaborate on Green Codes

Look for a Solar Tour Near You

Is It Better To Use Metal Roofing Than Other Materials?

Mama’s Still in Charge

Meet the Beaver of Mariposa Meadows

Using Building Science to Shave HERS Scores

Double Zero: Net Zero Energy with an Eye Toward Water Conservation

HERS Index and Meritage Homes: Passing the Savings

A Massive People's March to Confront Climate Change

Working with RESNET

Net Zero Homes: The Terminology Disconnect

"Airpocalypse" Now: China's Air Pollution Problem

Sharing Your Home in the Sharing Economy

Green Codes: The Beautiful Mess

This Interactive Sustainable College Illustration Is Rich With Ideas

This Free Concrete Calculator Estimates Slabs, Footings and More

Frontline of Climate Change: Drought

Energy Efficient Vacation Home Checklist

Happy Apocalypse?

Is It Time for Arizonans to Panic About Water? Maybe.

How to Choose Energy Efficient Electronics

More States Embrace the 2012 IECC, But Not Lovingly

Energy Efficiency by Remote Control

Water Conservation: Leave It to Beavers?

What do Insulation and Ferrari Have in Common?

Time for Some Back to School Energy Efficiency Tips

A Dirtier Life Can Be a Green and Healthier Life

Water Conservation by Stormwater Management

Study: Washing Solar Panels Probably Not Worth the Cost

Green Building is Not a Social Movement. It's A Matter of Survival.

Heating/Cooling: A Home's Biggest Energy Users

Range Hoods: Clearing the Kitchen Air

Manage Air Flow to Improve Indoor Air Quality

What Makes Indoor Air Quality Green?

Germany: The Clean Energy Conundrum

The Energy Thief In Your Living Room

A Pool Without Poisons

Energy Efficiency Tips for Fall

Sexy Rainwater Downspouts Add Jewel-Like Detail To Home Exterior

Blueprint for a Tiny, Portable House

Spray-On Coating Turns Any Window into a Solar Panel

What is Radiant Floor Heating?

U.N. Climate Report Warns of "Irreversible" Disasters Ahead

Front Yard Gardens: Fighting City Hall Pays Off

Toward Integration of Building Science

Advanced Framing Best Practices for a Tighter Thermal Envelope

Uponor Solutions: Residential Radiant Floor Heat

The Importance of Energy Raters is Quickly Growing

Estimates of the Embodied Energy of Buildings Are All Over the Map

Attic Insulation Craftmanship

Green Roof Protects Reservoir

Create a Solar-Powered Walkway

New Fly Ash Standard Ignores the Elephant in the Mix

Retrofitting Rooftops: The Overcoat Method

Micro Housing Grows

The Perfect Energy Efficient Patio Party

Renewable Energy in Iran

One Carbon Fee Program to Rule them All

Knowledge Is Power for Homebuyers with HERS Index Scores

Putting Cities to Work

Directory Lists Solar Installers for All U.S.Regions

Ground Truthing in Real Time at Mariposa Meadows

Car Sharing Trends Could Reduce Urban Parking Needs

Skyscraper Ramps Connect Floors to Street in Futuristic London

Community of Passive Homes Becomes Reality in Maine

Plan Review and Inspection, Texas Style

Solar's Rise Trumps Politics

Are You Ready for Solar?

Falling Solar Prices Make Net Positive Energy Building Easier

Keeping it Positive

Food Scarcity: A New Political Strategy

Make Your Backyard an Energy Efficient One

What Has Influence Over Your Purchasing Decisions?

RESNET Commissions Study on 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index Option

Landscaping for Energy Efficiency

Choosing A Window AC Costs More Than You Think

Natural Brand Building

Is Greywater Reuse Legal?

Tankless Water Heaters: Starting at the Source

Selling Green: Have Big Brands Become "Uncool?"

World's First Home Grown Solar Tree Earns its Keep

Construction Technology: 3D Holographic Prints

Construction Technology: A Snapshot of Current Adoption Rates

Traveling by Solar Airship May Become a Reality Sooner Than You Think

Slideshow: India's New Urbanites Want Green Products and Lifestyles

Construction Technology: Digital Fabrication

Give Your Millennial a Robot

Green Builder Media Applauds Eco-Leaders

The Construction Industry’s Appetite for Apps

Solar for Homes in Boston: If You Lease It, They Will Buy

Construction Technology: The Tools of the Trade

Pay Less in Utility Bills!

Sustainability, Caribbean-Style

China and India: The Tipping Point in Climate Change

New App Offers Real Estate Info

Energy Efficiency: The Emotional Appeal

The Sharing Economy

Heating Energy Assessment Tool by AREVS

Affordable Style in the Bronx

Extreme Downsizing: Rise of the Micro-Apartment

Study: Biomass Plants May Pollute Worse Than Coal

Go Green Down Under: Basement Renovation

MIT May Have Solved the Vexing Problem of Shading on Solar Panels

Climate Solutions Trump Politics

Need a House Moved? Invite Over 80 Amish People. (Video)

Historic El Chorro Restaurant Remodels into LEED Gold

A Green Multi-Family Community in Carson, California

Multi-Family Passive House

America the Possible

The Living Building Challenge: A green building certification program

Address Water Quality In Your House

Five Things You Didn't Know About Energy Efficiency Audits

How Much Energy Do Cat Doors Waste?

VISION House Mariposa Meadows: Welcome to the Neighborhood

The Rocket Ride: Green Builder Wins Best Trade Magazine Gold

Wonder Why African Wildlife Killer Kendall Jones is so Popular? Watch the Hunger Games.

Nanoparticle Breakthrough May Make Paint-On Solar a Reality

Quick Consumer Guide to Home Energy Efficiency

Orwellian? LED Lights Save Energy But Cameras Can View Our Every Move

Uponor Flexible Plumbing Makes Historic Retrofit Possible

Old Concrete vs. New: Which is Stronger?

VIDEO: Team Approach to Green Building

Why Should You Make an Eco-Friendly Garage?

Multi-Family Project at Avalon West Hollywood

Dreaming of Escape

The Dirt on Ecological Restoration

The Sharing Economy in Action

Used Versus New Automobiles: What's Greener?

Green Countertops: Low Carbon Concrete

Optimizing Cities

Window Air Conditioners May Cost Us the Future

Do Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Really Save You Money?

Stephen King Was Right: Cell Phones Can Kill You... and Your Kids

Rental Renaissance

Remodeling? An Insulation R Value Chart Is Only the First Step

This Odor-Free Urinal Works Without Water

1942 L'Oeuf Electric Car on Display in Atlanta

Energy Savers: An Rx for Older Apartment Buildings

Add a Fresh Air Intake to Your Wood Stove to Avoid Toxic Indoor Air

How Long Do the Parts of a House Last?

Greening Suburbia

Rogue Industry

How the Sharing Economy Will Save our Economy and the Environment

Which Appliances Have the Highest Energy Costs?

Big Porch Makes Tiny House Liveable

Refinish a Food-Safe Green Countertop with Pennies

The Energy-Efficient Home

Going Beyond the 2012 IECC

Walking the Walk

Cut Cost of Home Improvement with Energy Tax Credits

Housewrap: What's the Difference?

New Research: Humans are Overwhelming the Earth

Builders: Don't Return to Business as Usual

The Downsizing Shell Game

EPA: The New Climate Rules

Paint: No VOCs Are Good VOCs

Lighting Retrofits Offset Energy Rate Increases

Natural Concern

Green Builder Research: Sustainable Upgrades

Cutting Your Home’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Storm Proofing; Come Inside and Out of the Weather

How Energy Efficient Are ENERGY STAR Appliances?

The Last McMansion?

7-Story Wood-Framed Buildings?

Duct Diligence

Low-Impact Luxury

Solar's Global Growth

The Yoke of Transformation

Homeowner Associations: Time to Put Tyranny to the Test

The Follow-Through

Off-the-Shelf HVAC

Ventilating Multifamily Buildings

Solar Roads: Are We There Yet?

Road Rage: The 16-Minute Rule

Sick of the Sprawl

Mineral Wool Insulation Back En Vogue

Choosing the Right Power Strip

Green Building: Not a Niche

Cathedrals for Climate Change

When Work Was Play

Urban Biking: The Fear Factor

Amending the Soil in Your Home Garden

Equilibrium: Living with Nature

What Are The Best Ventilation Techniques?

What Are the Best HVAC Solutions For Low-Load, High-Performance Homes?

Do Green Codes and Standards Get in the Way of High-Performance?

Geothermal HVAC and the “Negatherm” Factor

New Hot Water Heating Systems: Are They Ready for Prime Time?

A Net Zero Future: Market Trends and Building Science

HVAC: Time to Grow Up

Whole Home Automation: Awaiting the Next Big Thing

The Holy Grail: A Low-Cost, Super-Tight Envelope

VIDEO: Dual-Flush Toilet Converter

Las Vegas Energy Code for Retrofit Projects

Zoning: Paving Its Way with Good Intentions

Climate Change and Climate Heroes

Five Common Energy-Saving Myths

Tiny Houses Trend

Exploring Passivhaus Construction: What's In The Walls?

VIDEO: Drought Tolerant Planting

Meet Wes Jackson

A Comforting Message

Green Appraisals and Mortgage Solve Problems

Norway’s One Percent

Three More States Tweak Energy Codes

Abundance--The Future of Food Security

The Passion of Possibility

The Celestia Project: Manifesting What we See

Money: Far Less Green Than You Think

Happy Earth Day

Honda: Smart Homes As Well As Smart Cars

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems; Great for the Environment!

ECO-Topia is Coming

Decade of Climate Action: Celestia Begins

Too Busy to Talk?!

Quantity Quotes Brings Bulk Product Savings to Green Builders

Mountain View Studios Provide Affordable Homes

A Site Better

Trial by Fire

Owens Corning: Green Inside and Out

What, How...and Where

Nail Down the Benefits of Green Building

White Roofs' Cooling Power Quantified

London Calling: The U.K.’s Distributed Energy Revolution

CELESTIA Time Capsule Discovered

Can Elon do it Again?

Extreme Spring-Time Energy Savings with Geothermal Pool Heating

Four Consumer Trends Shaping the Future of Home Appliances

Get Ready for Big Data

Snapshots from Around the Country

Just the Right Pressure

Sustainable City Startups

Duct Cleaning Don’ts

Finding the Trailhead into Green Building Codes Work

The Energy-Water Nexus

Energy Efficiency in Commerical Buildings: The Case of Melbourne, Australia

Designing a Landscape That Provides Beauty and Sustenance

Roofing with Polymers

Use the Solar Lease to Reach a Larger Market

Weatherproofing Synthetic Stone Veneers

LEED Backlash

No Apparent Change

Trick My Ride

The Smartest House on the Block

Roofs Should Balance Environmental Concerns and Practical Risks

Greener Living for All?

Smart, Small Conveniences

Innovation for a Better Life

Landscape Architecture Trends Released

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Smart Mortgages

Draft-Free Window Inserts

Africa on the Energy Brink

After 5 Years of Stimulus, Home Energy Efficiency Emerges as Job One

VIDEO: Gutters and Rainwater Systems

Mid-Century Modern and Solar Glisten in Palm Springs

The Demise of Utilities

Romancing the Home

“I Love My Green Home!”

The Fossil Fuel Bubble?

The 8-Second Attention Span

Demanding HERS

More Star Trek, Please

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Turning Risk into Success

Geothermal Heating and Cooling Goes Mainstream in US

Confidence Restored

What Makes HVAC Green?

What Makes Framing Green?

Progressive Foam Halfback H2O Universal Siding Insulation

Paint On Performance

Green Building Projected to Double: How about Geothermal?

Climate Change is a Fact!

Always an Open Door

Self-Repairing Concrete Not an Oxymoron

Growing the Way to Building Green

Reshaping the World at Davos?

Banking on Solar Power

Ocean of Innovation

Homes: The New Digital Frontier

The Fence Has Run Out of Room

Separate Realities

On a Clear Day

Geothermal Heating and Cooling: Sharing Energy with Mother Earth

The IECC Stands Strong

Body-Sized HVAC Zoning

True Cost Economy

Better Than Net Zero VISION House

The Internet of Things

Here Comes the 2012 IECC

Measuring Up

From Science Fair to Real World: Potatoes for Power

Los Angeles: The Solar City

Home: Where the Hope Is

Tyrants and Monks

Appraisers Count Value in HERS Ratings

Plug In While You Shop: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at IKEA

A Closer Look: The Anti-LEED Movement

Seduction of More

Trimming the Decision Tree

VIDEO: Ingenera—the Air-Cleaning Cement

Round Can Be Better: Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors

Moratorium on Excess?

HERS Rating Means Lower Mortage Risk

The Dark Shadow of Climate Change Politics

Little Muss, No Flush: Composting Toilet

German Solar Arrives in the United States

Against the Wind Turbine

Tips on Home Insulation for Older Houses

Wide Awake

No More Tears Renovation

The Future of the Building Industry

Profiles of Courage

Utilities Stymie Residential Solar

Robot on Roofs: A New Way To Install Solar Power

Sustainability as a Founding Principle of the United States

Are We Using the “Right” Building Product? Part II

Goodbye Nukes, Hello Solar?

Fresh Faces at Solar Decathlon

A Closer Look: The Anti-LEED Movement

Rethinking the Zoo

Affordable Green

Micro-Hydro Power Generation: The New Renewable

Solar Energy: Time to Open the Blinds

Rammed Earth Construction: True to Form

Meltdown, Meet Motivation

Simplicity: Durability's Counterpoint

LeGrand's LEDs Provide More Than Light

Starting Over

Green Batteries from Wood?

Building Code State Spotlight: New Mexico

Eye of the Storm

More on Bio-Building

Preparing Your Home for Fall

Farming the Heavens

Cradle to Cradle Product Innovators

Easy Breezy Home Wind Turbine Power

A Fair Deal

Hub of Innovation

Solar Power:Parabola Power

Uncharted Territory: Good Sustainability Decisions

These Six Flooring Companies Are Commited To Sustainability

A Balanced Budget?

Vision House Tuscon: Remember that Funky Biosphere?

An Oil Giant Takes the Plunge into Renewable Energy

VIDEO: Kohler Moxie Showerhead

Are We Using the “Right” Building Products and Materials?

The Fate of Creation

Is Solar Electricity for the Home Affordable?

VIDEO: Johns Manville Corbond III Spray Foam Insulation

Environmental Leadership: Who Will Show the Way?

Yogi Called It

VIDEO: Dietrich's Wood Building with AutoCad

Weather and the Built Environment

New Jersey

Is Portable Air Conditioning Energy Efficient?

14 Years

Summer Energy Bills

Housing Innovation Awards at the Solar Decathlon

Gasping for Air

VIDEO: CertainTeed CertaSpray Insulation

Solar Water Heaters and How to Use the Sun's Energy

Energy Saving Inventions

Earth Saving Inventions: New Alternative Energy Innovations

Who Can Build You an Energy Efficient Home?

Trust is the New Black

Horizon: Energy Efficiency and Green Retrofit Opportunities

What is a Short Circuit?

A Tale of Two States

Made in America

What Does Regular Duct Cleaning Involve?

Paint-On Energy Efficient Performance

VIDEO: Johns Manville Spider Spray Foam Insulation

The Scent of Success

Laboratories of Sustainability

Size is not a Measure of Value

How to Control Water Heating Costs

Copenhagen and the Non-Environmental Benefits of Sustainability

Innovation: A Last Line of Defense

Defending the Earth

Let's "Rig" the System

Market Insights Positive for Green Building

How to Identify and Repair Heating Problems and Lower Heating Costs

Heater Problems? What Some of the Reasons Could Be

The Age of the Consequences of Climate Change

VIDEO: Every Home Deserves a Trane HVAC System

How Duct Cleaning Can Improve Your Quality of Life!

VIDEO: MI Energy Core by MI Windows and Doors

Five Myths about Home Fire Sprinklers

A Half Cent for your Thoughts?

Meritage Homes' MGV5 Pilot Include Solar and SIPs Options

Affordable and Certifiable

Benefits of a Tankles Hot Water Heater

Miles per Square Foot, Anyone?

"A green, muddy month..."

Do LED Lights Save Energy?

Green Ways to Deal With Odors

Moral Imperative of Sustainability

VIDEO: Subsurface Green Roof Irrigation

Rise of the Megacity

VIDEO: Rooftop Gardening

Taking a Stand Without Taking Offense

Impact Series: Reconnecting With Life In A Virtual Age

Is This The Ultimate Low-Flow Water-Saving Shower?

VIDEO: Recycling Isn't Just For Homeowners

Creative Destruction

VIDEO RESNET 2013: Keynote Speaker, Ron Jones

Shifting Sands: Top 10 Code Issues

Study: Firefly Anatomy Improves LEDs

VIDEO: Tightest Residential Building

Garden Design: Patterns with Benefits

The Right Yield

The Urgency of Sustainability in India

Addressing Water Woes at BuildingEnergy 13

VIDEO: Alliance to Save Energy

VIDEO: BioBased Insulation Used in LEED Projects

Tried and True

On the Radar

DoE Building America's Recommendation for Residential Construction

The ARC and The Covenants

VIDEO: Fastfoot and Rising Damp Create a Need for Building Envelopes

The Power of Design

VIDEO: Moen MotionSense in the Kitchen

No Turning Back

Lakefront Green in Florida

VIDEO: The Best Indoor Air Quality From Air Filtration

Building Science: Crunching the (Good) Numbers

China: A Nation with a Plan to Succeed in Clean Enery

Chemical Manufacturer Resistance

VIDEO: Dupont Tyvek Fabric

A Tale of Two Countries

Meet the New Specifier

VIDEO: Energy Star Windows

Growing Pains for LEED

VIDEO: How to Make a 1/2" ProPEX Connection

VIDEO: Norman the Eco-Warrior

Pushing the HERS Standard

Solar-Powered Air Conditioner

Target: Suburbia

VIDEO: Techniques for Applying No-VOC Paint

Our Cottage Needs A New Roof

Why RAN loves Mickey

VIDEO: Outdoor Lighting Defines Your Style

Energy Conservation and Efficiencies

Anti-regulatory forces claim to be defending “freedoms”

VIDEO: Kohler's Most Advanced Toilet Yet

Brazil’s Pragmatic Energy Plan

Another Man's Treasure

Thinking Ahead

VIDEO: About Flooring Types

Seal Ducts; Save Energy

VIDEO: Panasonic - Performance Under Pressure

Drywall Gets High-Tech and Greener

Smart Scale: Understanding Energy Efficiency Ratings

Residential Developments and Green Demolition

Green Construction and Fire Protection

Pool Lighting: A Hidden Energy Glutton

Can Better Design Save the World?

German Power Unleashed

"The Next One"

Help Wanted

Plumbing System Sustainability: How to Save 40% On Energy and Water

VIDEO: Nexia Home Intelligence

Techniques to Ease Fiber Cement Siding Installation

Frozen Smoke and Other Amazing Home Insulations

VIDEO: Spray Foam Insulation

Kid-Friendly Green Living

Windows: Installing Them Right

Changing Conventional Green Home Building Wisdom

Geothermal Heat Pump

Natural Disaster: Leading from Within

Precious Seconds: A Sustainable Future

Armstrong Linoleum Flooring is Certified 100% Biobased

Avoiding Environmental Disaster: The View from Above

The Secrets of Healthy Soil

Green Roof calculator shows water, money savings of green roofs

Natural Flow

What It Takes To Build A Green Home Right

Green Deck-adence

Seeking Sustainable Shelter

Home Energy Management: You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure

Is the sustainability movement running out of steam?

LEED-Certified Green Building Projects Hit 12,000 Mark

The Elephant in the Front Yard: Green Grass

A Rose by Any Other Name: Green Certification

Busted! (Yes, I Like Old Homes, Too)

VIDEO: Home Fire Sprinkler Demonstration

Confronting Convention: Sustainability vs. Impossibility

New Energy Codes for Houston Residences

Learning to live in a more energy efficient fashion.

 

 

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