Other stories by Rick%20Schwolsky

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    NREL software expands to include energy-efficiency upgrades for existing homes.

  • Star Quality

    The latest Hanley Award winner has made his mark on home building by improving our understanding of what we do and changing how we do it.

  • Green Chemistry

    Green chemistry is the next key ingredient in the search for sustainable products.

  • The Big Teach

    There's a full-on industrywide effort to educate green building professionals, but who's taking it to the next generation?

  • NAHB National Green Building Conference

    This year's National Green Building Conference & Expo kicks off April 29 in Nashville, Tenn.

  • InterfaceFlor Commits to 2030 Challenge

    The late Ray Anderson’s pioneering company is the first product manufacturer to commit to the 2030 Challenge for Products and its carbon-reduction goals.

  • Carbon Footprints Mark 2030 Progress

    InterfaceFlor is the first manufacturer to commit to the 2030 Challenge for Products’ carbon-reduction goals.

  • The 2030 Challenge’s Energy Reduction Targets Are Within Reach

    Architecture 2030 says new U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast projects building energy use by 2030 will have dropped nearly 70% from 2005 due to improved building design and efficiency.

  • The 2030 Challenge’s Energy Reduction Targets Are Within Reach

    Architecture 2030 says new U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast projects building energy use by 2030 will have dropped nearly 70% from 2005 due to improved building design and efficiency.

  • Food for Thought

    A 2011 LCA shows that food scraps processed through a disposer and sent to a wastewater treatment plant with anaerobic digestion and cogeneration can result in a reduction of global warming potential.