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Rethinking Radon Standards

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November 01, 1993

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing a model radon control standard for residential construction, with adoption of the standard expected sometime this winter. [continue reading]

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NATAS and CAREIRS Become EREC

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May 01, 1994

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has consolidated the energy information and technical assistance services previously provided by two organizations--the familiar Conservation and Renewable Energy Inquiry and Referral Service (CAREIRS) and the National Appropriate Technology Assistance Service (NATAS)--into one entity called the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse (EREC). [continue reading]

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Making Passive Solar Homes Affordable

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May 01, 1994

Paul Neuffer got his start in the passive solar home business almost by accident, 30 years ago. [continue reading]

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EEBA Does Dallas

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May 01, 1994

Homebuilders from across the U.S. and Canada, and as far away as India and New Zealand, convened in Dallas February 23-26 for the twelfth annual Energy Efficient Builders Association conference. [continue reading]

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Studs of Steel

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July 01, 1994

Rising lumber prices and an erratic market have driven some homebuilders to look for alternatives to wood framing, and steel framing is one option that is grabbing their attention. [continue reading]

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The Big Flush: Saving Water in the Big Apple

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July 01, 1994

The City of New York is dramatically changing the way it looks at water. [continue reading]

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RESOURCES

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July 01, 1994

U.S. Water News, Water-Efficient Landscape Guidelines, The city of New York, On the other coast, Thinking Globally, Cadillac Desert, The Home Water Audit Guide, Rocky Mountain Institute, Water Conservation News [continue reading]

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Energy Star Insomniacs

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September 01, 1994

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the Energy Star program last year in an effort to encourage computer manufacturers to add energy-saving features to their products. [continue reading]

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