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February 24, 2017

Skeptics say that the large amount of electricity needed to melt and purify silicon used to make PVs comes mostly from power plants burning fossil fuels

St. Louis. Photo: Pixabay

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February 23, 2017

Builders say the code will help make homes more affordable

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February 21, 2017

Roofs with lighter colored material lower utility bills and reduce temperatures inside homes

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February 21, 2017

New CEO and Chairman Rick Fedrizzi offered four new initiatives this year

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February 20, 2017

A recent survey found that 80 percent of inspectors plan to retire within 15 years

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February 16, 2017

A new pilot program provides off-grid PV and battery storage systems for customers located far off the grid

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February 16, 2017

The average cost of rooftop solar power is now equivalent to the national average for utility-supplied electricity, or about 12¢ per kWh

State capitol building in Austin, Texas. Photo: Nicolas Henderson/Creative Commons

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February 15, 2017

The Austin Homebuilders Association expressed concerns over increased costs

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February 13, 2017

The Portico platform features a product database organized by manufacturer, product category, and whether the product meets LEED and Living Building Challenge standards

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February 10, 2017

Bridgeport’s solar installation numbers jumped more than doubled to 350 last year, which has led to a three-month backlog

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