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Habitat for Humanity Gets a Green Makeover

Author: Elka Karl
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November 01, 2004

        From Seattle,Washington, to Westchester,New York, lowincome housing is turning a shade greener. Since 1992, the program known for building homes for lowincome families, Habitat for Humanity, has started ... [continue reading]

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Perez Named Best Installer in America

Author: Elka Karl
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March 01, 2005

        Tired of telling your kids to turn off the lights? Now you may no longer have to—if you live in California. With the introduction of California’... [continue reading]

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Code Changes Encourage Innovative Products

Author: Elka Karl
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March 01, 2005

        Tired of telling your kids to turn off the lights? Now you may no longer have to—if you live in California. With the introduction of California’... [continue reading]

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Big, Affordable, and Green

Author: Elka Karl
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March 01, 2005

        1400 on Fifth, a condominium building located in Harlem, New York, celebrated its grand opening in October, 2004, marking its status as the largest affordable green multifamily residence in the country. ... [continue reading]

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Montana Hotel Gains New Life as Efficient Housing

Author: Elka Karl
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January 01, 2005

              The Acme Hotel in downtown Billings, Montana, which was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places, has been renovated into a 19-unit multifamily ... [continue reading]

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Building a Better Wood Furnace

Author: Elka Karl
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September 11, 2006

        Wood has been burned as fuel for thousands of years, and over this time the art of wood burning has been refined from outdoor fires to highly advanced wood ... [continue reading]

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Boulder Home Pushes for Zero

Author: Elka Karl
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November 01, 2006

The Solar Harvest home, built by Boulder-based Ecofutures Building, Incorporated, has been gaining a lot of recognition lately--and for good reason. By achieving 97.7 out of 100 points in an Energy Star audit, it stands as the ... [continue reading]

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Making It a Point to Go Green

Author: Elka Karl
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March 10, 2007

The San Francisco Bay Area is notorious for its high housing prices, and many families find themselves priced out of homeownership. Since 1988, East Bay Habitat for Humanity (EBHFH) has worked to reverse this trend by ... [continue reading]

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