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  • The Week in Green

    A roundup of green building news, including Florida’s bright solar future and green, groovy manufactured housing.

  • Florida Lawsuit Claims GP, 84 Sold Dangerous Drywall

    Suit alleges North American-made products caused sulfur-related problems similar to recent complaints made against Chinese drywall.

  • Florida’s Babcock Ranch: A City Powered Entirely by the Sun

    The 17,000-acre development, including 19,500 homes, will feature a 75-watt solar power generator.

  • The Week in Green

    A roundup of green building news, including Florida plans first all-solar city and a New York icon undergoes efficiency makeover.

  • Municipalities Seek Drought-Proof Water Supplies

    Water scarcity caused by burgeoning populations, increased environmental regulations, and changing weather patterns are forcing municipalities to rethink how and where they get their water.

  • Spa Practices Sustainability

    Uhma Spa & Shop, South Beach, Fla., practices sustainability in the products it uses and its building construction.

  • Green Products From the 2009 International Builders' Show

    Despite the cloud hanging over this year’s International Builders’ Show—a dramatic difference from the record crowds just two years ago—there will still be plenty of manufacturers on hand exhibiting a range of great new products. Not surprising, many of those products are green. Here’s a look at a...

  • Classic Beaded Weatherboard by NuCedar Mills

    An addition to the Classic Clapboard line of solar-reflective, prefinished cellular PVC siding, Classic Beaded Weatherboard offers the look and milled edge of traditional Carolina weatherboard, says the firm. The product is 100% recyclable. Endorsed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the panels...

  • Prefab Wall and Roof Panels by Platinum Advanced Technologies

    Platinum Ultimate prefab wall and roof panels combine light-gauge steel framing with reinforced polyurethane for lightweight, fast installation and an R-value of 23.4 (3?5/8-inch walls) or 36.3 (5?5/8-inch walls). Uninsulated panels are available for interior walls. The panels feature 18- or...

  • Craftsman Bungalow in Orlando Showcases Afforable Green Living

    Part of the “Green Works Orlando” program, this Craftsman bungalow demonstrates eco-conscious living within reach.