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October 17, 2016

California and Massachusetts are the most energy efficient states, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

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October 14, 2016

Residents cited construction defects such as water leaks, and claimed that shoddy work was hidden behind stucco walls

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October 13, 2016

The mobile home industry has healthy demand and a fixed supply

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October 12, 2016

An established theory says that when 15% of people accept an innovation — such as residential solar, for example — it will quickly spread to 60% of the target population

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October 11, 2016

The SITES Accredited Professional (SITES AP) establishes a common framework to define sustainable landscape design and development

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October 10, 2016

Calera has developed a process to collect 50% of the CO2 emissions from the cement-production process and use it to produce a new type of cement

Home Prices Nearing Record Highs

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October 07, 2016

Home prices have risen by about 5% annually for the last two years

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October 06, 2016

Most zoning laws and building codes require a minimum square footage for new homes, and efforts to reduce that size have been slow to take off

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October 05, 2016

Roofing pros says that often times repairs aren't needed

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October 05, 2016

The money will fund projects geared to combat climate change, make transportation more efficient, and make communities more resilient to natural disasters

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