The Cottages at Cypress

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The Cottages at Cypress

A Net Zero Energy Low-Income Senior Housing Development

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Tax Credits, Anyone?

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May 01, 2006

        In 2005, Congress passed, and the president signed into law, the 2005 Energy Policy Act (EPAct). One provision of this act is a $2,000 per home business tax credit for builders who ... [continue reading]

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Green Building on a Tight Budget

Author: Elka Karl
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January 01, 2006

An innovative program in Austin, Texas, uses common sense ideas to build affordable green houses while providing job skills for disadvantaged youth. [continue reading]

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The Challenges of Basement Insulation

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January 01, 2006

A study explored how effective interior insulation systems are at keeping basements dry as well as warm. [continue reading]

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Greening The Exterior Walls

Author: Jim LaRue
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January 01, 2006

        Greening the exterior wall systems of residential structures is a complicated process, and it hasn’t been made any easier by the emergence of alternative wall systems. Of ... [continue reading]

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Greening Your Home: The Foundation

Author: Jim LaRue
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November 01, 2005

        Whether you are building homes using foundations made of concrete block, poured concrete, concrete poured into foam insulation forms, precast concrete walls, or some other system, greening these systems ... [continue reading]

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Greening Your Home: The Site

Author: Jim LaRue
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September 01, 2005

        Whether they have come to the residential housing field from building new homes, remodeling old ones, weatherizing them, supplying building materials for them, or greening them, more and more ... [continue reading]

Energy Innovation

Rick Barnett

Energy Innovation

Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...

The Future is Now—Or At Least Nearer with ORNL’s 3D-Printed House and Car

Marlene Taylor

The Future is Now—Or At Least Nearer with ORNL’s 3D-Printed House and Car

Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...

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