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2015 Solar Decathlon Modular Home Design is Hurricane Proof 2015 Solar Decathlon Modular Home Design is Hurricane Proof

Stevens Institute of Technology's 2015 Solar Decathlon team celebrated the completion of the disaster-proof Sure House in Hoboken, N.J., which will stand up to Sandy-strength storms. Read more

Texas Modular Home Will Run on Rainwater and Sunshine Alone
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Texas Modular Home Will Run on Rainwater and Sunshine Alone

A student-designed home out of the University of Texas-Austin will be one of the... Read more

KB Home Meets California's Water Challenges Head On
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KB Home Meets California's Water Challenges Head On

The Double ZeroHouse 3.0 is a living laboratory of real-world water-saving... Read more

U.S. Energy Consumption Slows, Predicted to Grow Modestly through 2040
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U.S. Energy Consumption Slows, Predicted to Grow Modestly through 2040

Analyses from the U.S. Energy Information Administration show that energy use is... Read more

Medici Architects Rock 5-Star Built Green Standards
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Medici Architects Rock 5-Star Built Green Standards

Luxury meets efficiency in this Kirkland, Wash., home that's strikingly designed... Read more

Congress Passes the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015
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Congress Passes the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

The new measure borrows clauses from the Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill, a... Read more

 Planet Friendly Building Products
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Planet Friendly Building Products

Celebrate this Earth Day with these green alternatives to traditional products. Read more

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7 Ways Biophilic Design Can Enhance Indoor Environments 7 Ways Biophilic Design Can Enhance Indoor Environments

Human beings not only respond positively to nearby nature, but to variation in biophilic patterns and strategies. Here are some of the lesser known benefits of biophilic design and ways to utilize them through interior design. Read more

Highlights of the AIA's Design Home Trends Survey
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Highlights of the AIA's Design Home Trends Survey

Recent data shows that homeowners are responding to the continuing recovery of the... Read more

NIST Test House Ends its First Year with Energy Surplus
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NIST Test House Ends its First Year with Energy Surplus

The experimental net-zero-energy residence produced more energy than it consumed... Read more

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