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    Special cycles, smart sensors, and new designs help the latest crop of washers save more energy and water than ever before.

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    The fundamental principals of landscape architecture and site design are now resonating with developers, investors, and corporate users and in turn, also are influencing building design.

  • Listening to the Land: Site Design Merges with Building Design

    The fundamental principals of landscape architecture and site design are now resonating with developers, investors, and corporate users and in turn, also are influencing building design.

  • Rice University’s Zerow House

    The main goal for Solar Decathlon team members from Rice University was to build a dwelling they could give back to their community.

  • Survey Reveals Interest Versus Action Discrepancy

    Houston-based International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and Johnson Controls, Glendale, Wis., released their third-annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

  • Eco-Resources

    Whirlwind Building Components, Houston, has just released a complete product-line brochure.

  • Forum Discusses Buildings' Energy Efficiency

    The Washington, D.C.-based National Academies of Sciences’ Federal Facilities Council and International Facility Management Association, Houston, hosted a joint policy forum at the U.S. Capitol in September about efficient energy use in buildings.

  • Low-Impact Living in Texas Hill Country

    Drawing energy from the sun and water from the rain, the "Tonalacalli" LEED-Platinum custom home in Austin lives in harmony with nature.

  • Houston Schools Divert Carpet From Landfills

    In summer of 2008, five Houston school districts recycled their carpet during the remodeling of 17 buildings.

  • Centex Homes Rolls Out Energy-Efficient Houses in Three Markets

    Energy Advantage homes in Austin, Houston, and Charlotte are 22% more efficient than houses built to code.