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Architecture 2030 and the International Living Future Institute update their Net Zero Energy Goals
Kalyani.rc Apr 03, 2017

Architecture 2030 and the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) are making an effort to grow their energy efficiency reporting and certification programs. Both the 2030 Challenge and the Liv

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Solar Power an Untapped Resource in These New 10 England Cities
Redfin Mar 29, 2017

These areas would benefit greatly from investing in solar panels, but have not embraced the energy source like other areas of the U.S.

The Northeast region of the United States might see

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First Digital Energy Marketplace for Rooftop Solar
ChristinaC Mar 20, 2017

Imagine being able to trade electricity with your neighbors in a cheap and convenient way. For some Australians, this unique use of solar energy is soon going to be a reality. A group of energy tec

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Get Money for Your Green Upgrades
Viva Green Homes Mar 07, 2017

A fixer-upper’s guide to find money for residential energy efficiency upgrades.
 

For first-time homebuyers who are willing to put in a little sweat equity, and make their new homes mo


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What is a High Performance Home?
Kalyani.rc Mar 02, 2017

"High performance homes" is a term that’s bandied around a lot. We’ve found that many people don’t really understand exactly what it means or the benefits of owning a high performance home un

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How to Host an Open House with Solar Panels
Viva Green Homes Feb 26, 2017

Hosting an open house for a property with solar panels is an excellent opportunity to establish yourself as your community’s expert in green homes, sometimes also known as eco-friendly or ener

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New Research Shows Intelligent Green Design Linked to Multiple Health Benefits
Jack_Benoit Feb 24, 2017

It is no secret among environmentally conscious building professionals that greener buildings display benefits that go beyond the monetary savings afforded by decreased energy and operational costs

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How the Car Killed Architecture (and How We Can Bring It Back)
Jack_Benoit Feb 10, 2017

The purpose of architecture is to shape and gently guide one’s path through life. Through its aesthetics, form, and scale, architecture informs our daily interactions and experiences. However to
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Executive Order: Dakota Access & Keystone XL Pipeline To Move Forward?
ChristinaC Jan 31, 2017

On January 24th, President Trump made a statement by signing off on the continuation of two major oil pipelines that have made headlines in the United States: The Dakota Access and Keystone XL. One

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Plastic vs. Reusable Bags: Which Bag Is Best?
EmmamHowe Jan 18, 2017

Did you know that you need to reuse a canvas bag 171 times to mitigate the environmental impacts over a plastic bag?

But now, due to the looming threat of climate change and the overfilling of

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