Virginia's Most Energy-Efficient Home

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Virginia's Most Energy-Efficient Home

A home with a modest start wins the Most Energy-Efficient Home of the Year award for 2010 over 302 other EarthCraft-certified homes.

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Passive Survivability: Designing for Tomorrow's Disasters

Author: Alex Wilson
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June 08, 2006

Given likely future events, homes should be designed to maintain livable conditions even when power supplies are interrupted. [continue reading]

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Midconstruction LaHouse Meets Katrina and Rita

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June 08, 2006

LaHouse became an ironically timely and greatly needed exhibition of hazard-resistant, energy-efficient homebuilding systems. [continue reading]

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Designing and Building Hurricane-Resistant Homes

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June 08, 2006

Mercedes Homes and its partners set out to create and construct a truly hurricane-resistant house. [continue reading]

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Progress in Florida

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June 08, 2006

        Progress Energy Florida is committed to finding cleaner and more efficient ways to generate electricity. That commitment extends to the exploration of alternative energies in research projects such as ... [continue reading]

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Whittling Down Wood Waste

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May 01, 2006

From design to dumpster, residential construction offers opportunities to make more efficient use of our wood resources and products, as well as other construction material. [continue reading]

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Green Homes for a Greater New Jersey

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May 01, 2006

New Jersey promotes affordable, green homes through its Green Homes Office. [continue reading]

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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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Making Sense of Green Lumber

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March 02, 2006

What does FSC certification mean for the future of sustainable lumber? [continue reading]

Protect Your Home with Concrete Floors

Sarah Smith

Protect Your Home with Concrete Floors

When most people think of concrete flooring, they think of cold and industrial areas; in the past, people never bothered ...

Digital Photo Frame Displays Real-Time Energy Usage Along With Personal Photographs

Audrey Neuman

Digital Photo Frame Displays Real-Time Energy Usage Along With Personal Photographs

Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc., the electric distribution utility serving more than 52,000 customers in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, recently announced it ...

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