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

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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Water Efficiency Water Efficiency

Matt Risinger's Green Building Blog offers video, photos, and expert advice on high-performance construction, green building products, and fine craftsmanship. Read more

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Clever Storage Stair From Repurposed Studs Clever Storage Stair From Repurposed Studs

Stair treads flow into bookshelves all made from repurposed 100-year-old Douglas fir wall studs. Read more

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Firm Profile: Lake|Flato Architects Firm Profile: Lake|Flato Architects

Lake|Flato Architects has racked up a COTE Top Ten Green Project award every year since 2011. What's the firm's secret to success? Read more

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