Energy efficiency



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June 17, 2013

Cool-roof material choices have expanded from reflective paint to vinyl sheeting, light-colored gravel, and other roofing products designed to reflect 90 percent of sunlight.

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June 06, 2013

Success in constructing net-zero homes in the Northwest has sparked debate over how green codes should be incorporated.

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June 03, 2013

During National Homeownership Month in June, the National Association of Home Builders is telling young people the time is right to buy a house, and that the nation's builders are building the homes they want.

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June 03, 2013

The city has already awarded three vacant city-owned sites on streets lined with old-line two- and three-family homes in the Roxbury and Jamaica Plain neighborhoods to teams of developers and architects.

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May 31, 2013

At Living Future's annual conference this month in Seattle, Jason McLennan and architecture firm BNIM founder Bob Berkebile launched the JUST label, an extension of the Declare label that addresses social justice and equity issues.

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May 31, 2013

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says that Maryland citizens will be safer due to legislation passed by the legislature and signed into law by Gov. Martin O’Malley.

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May 22, 2013

Recent studies strongly suggest a homeowner's utility expenses and transportation expenses can be meaningful determinants of delinquency, default, and prepayment.

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May 09, 2013

Priority Energy, a home-energy audit training company based in the Chicago area, invites builders, architects, contractors, code officials, and HERS raters to mingle with industry peers and browse its IECC booths on Wednesday, May 15.

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May 09, 2013

Meeting the Passive House airtightness standard is more a matter of art than of software. It takes top-notch materials for taping and sealing and great diligence in applying them.

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May 08, 2013

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Make It Right have announced a Product Innovation Challenge to encourage manufacturers to design goods for the affordable housing market that are safe for human and environmental health.

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