Maura Dieringer

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Green Ribbon Products

These days, you can't swing a hammer without hitting a product marketing itself as "green." But while the sustainable building trend is one that's often as good for the bottom line as it is for environment, all this bandwagon-jumping can lead to greenwashing, leaving many pros and consumers confused--and wary. Read more

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Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's Smart Home Demonstrates Urban Life Lived Sustainably

From a green roof to bamboo flooring and everywhere in between, the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry's show house demonstrates urban life lived sustainably. Read more

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AIA Study Reveals More Counties Implementing Green Building Regulations

AIA study reveals a nearly 400% increase in counties with laws mandating or incentivizing green building. Read more

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Energy Consumption Down as Efficient Appliances Proliferate

Statistics from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) indicate that the combined energy consumption of refrigerators, dishwashers, and washing machines has decreased 43% since 2000. Read more

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