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The Electric Power Monthly report released last month by the U.S. Energy Information Administration details energy consumption, and the average retail price of electricity to customers in every U.S. state monthly and annually from 2007 to May 2014. Which states and regions saw the biggest price...Read More
CBRE's inaugural Green Building Adoption Index benchmarks how the 30 largest commercial office markets in the U.S. rank for adoption of "green" space.Read More
The 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index from research firm Clean Edge tracks clean tech progress by state, and in the 50 largest metro areas.Read More
CoreLogic's 2014 Storm Surge Report estimates the number of single-family homes exposed to storm surge damage as a result of hurricanes, as well as the estimated cost of reconstruction. Our interactive map breaks out one section of the report--top states with the most homes at risk for damage.Read More
These stunning adaptive reuse projects received recognition in the Remodeling Design Awards.Read More
The Andrew Sykes Group, a large air conditioning firm based in the UK, has developed this interactive displaying record highs, and current temperatures from select cities across the globe. Read More
For the building owner seeking to improve building performance without the up-front costs of solar or a retrofitting overhaul, weatherization is an alternative for optimizing energy efficiency.Read More
On Chicago’s southwest side, The Plant is a sustainable business incubator and collaborative research facility that’s close to achieving its net-zero energy goal.Read More
The National Institute of Building Sciences’ free online guide compiles performance-based criteria and codes for public and commercial building projects.Read More
The USGBC’s New York affiliate issues a report and call-to-action for specifying energy-efficient glass enclosures.Read More
Known for its innovative uses of materials, the Switzerland-based firm finds a contemporary application for one of the world's oldest construction materials.Read More
EcoBuilding Pulse's interactive heat map displays how each state ranks for total energy costs, and breaksdown average electric, natural gas, and fuel costs from WalletHub's "Most and Least Energy Expensive States" report.Read More
An online poll conducted by Nielsen of 30,000 consumers in 60 countries identifies which consumer segments are most passionate about sustainable practices, and how much that can sway their purchasing behavior.Read More
A German studio channels nature with an analog textile printing process that uses microalgae to color its patterns in saturated, photo-sensitive hues.Read More
The auto and equipment maker releases nearly all of its “smart home” plans to the public.Read More
A task force comprising members from five certification groups will help standardize information collection and provide a single database of chemical hazards.Read More
The experimental net-zero-energy residence produced more energy than it consumed during its year-long test period.Read More
A salvage yard on Chicago’s northwest side, whose product line was featured in our June issue, finds new uses for landfill-bound building materials while providing job training.Read More
A bog isn't the top choice of locale for a permanent structure, but here's now Snow Kreilich Architects capitalized on such as site for a new port of entry.Read More
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