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CertainTeed’s partnership with YouthBuild Philly Charter School is all about the Green.

YouthBuild USA, Inc.

by Eva Blake YouthBuild USA Green Initiative CertainTeed insulation is partnering with YouthBuild Philly to develop the next generation of green construction contractors by providing hands-on insulation installation training using the best… more...

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0 replies | 935 views | Posted on: 02/09/2016 | Last updated: 02/09/2016

INhouse at the Solar Decathlon 2015

Solar Decathlon

by SolarCalPoly INhouse is an intuitive, interactive, and integrated approach to net-zero residential design in Coastal California

INhouse is intelligently designed to respond to the conditions of the climate in coastal California, such that the majority of its needs for heating, cooling, and lighting are addressed architecturally. Net-Zero features: Redwood pas… more...

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0 replies | 719 views | Posted on: 10/09/2015 | Last updated: 10/09/2015

An apartment building in Duluth receives an EPA award for energy efficiency

energy efficient,EPA Certification

by Stella Ng'oma Green building enthusiast

The EPA awarded the Steve O'Neil apartment building in Minnesota an EPA energy star certification for being 15% more energy efficient than most typical new construction. The building is said to be one of the just over a 100 apartment and co… more...

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0 replies | 625 views | Posted on: 09/09/2015 | Last updated: 09/09/2015

Webinar: Constructing Zero Energy On Budget

Webinar,Single Family Homes

by Chelsea W. Student

Date: August 11 Time: 12-1:15 PM Location: Webinar via WebEx This presentation is focused on the construction of single family homes that produce the same amount of energy as they consume. Discussed will be the basic design elements of… more...

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0 replies | 828 views | Posted on: 08/06/2015 | Last updated: 08/06/2015

NYC’s first prefab micro-unit apartment building starts to rise in Manhattan

Affordable Housing,New York,Manhattan

by Chelsea W. Student

Coming to East 27th Street in the Kips Bay section of Manhattan is prefabricated micro apartments. The housing model won the adAPT NYC Competition for its innovative design that is both eco-friendly and extremely space conscious. The new bu… more...

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0 replies | 1233 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015 | Last updated: 05/27/2015

Safe, Affordable, Comfortable, GREEN housing for 552 Academy Street Residents in Inwood New York

Green Building,Affordable Housing,Multi-Family Housing,Low-Income Housing Tax Credit,New York,Community League of the Heights,Department of Housing Preservation and Development,Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.,JP Chase Morgan,Capital One Bank

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Once condemned as unsafe, 553 Academy Street in Inwood NY is now a completed successful renovation and a Green Enterprise Community Building. This story in Multi-Housing News caught my attention because it's a win-win for residents and t… more...

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0 replies | 1770 views | Posted on: 04/20/2015 | Last updated: 04/20/2015

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