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  • Federal Agencies Join to Promote Sustainable Communities

    HUD's Shelley Poticha discusses how a new partnership of three federal agencies is helping pave the way to a better environment and more sustainable communities.

  • The Vision for Reuse

    How we can elevate building materials reuse and recycling into standard practice.

  • John Norquist's Crystal Ball

    The Congress for the New Urbanism president and CEO tells Vision 2020 about what needs to occur in America to meet the 2030 Challenge, and just how likely and unlikely it is to happen.

  • The Future of Hot Water Design

    By taking a systemic approach to hot water distribution design, new homes will be able to cut hot water use by 50%.

  • Bill Browning on Biophilia

    The co-founder of Terrapin Bright Green is on a mission to bring nature back into building design as an economic necessity.

  • Don Ferrier: Model Builder

    The Fort Worth-area builder has made a career out of building green and relies on energy modeling to help push the envelope of housing performance.

  • What’s Next for Smart Irrigation?

    Why new testing standards could help bring smart irrigation into the market.

  • Market View: Jacob Atalla of KB Home

    As an early leader in net-zero production homes, KB Home is paving the way toward affordable–even cost-neutral–high-performance features.

  • Retrofitting Suburbia: A Timeline for Change

    Samuel Assefa, Boulder's front line senior urban designer, discusses the process and time to redefine a community from sprawl to sustainability.

  • The Future of Indoor Air

    Ian Cull speaks about the air we breathe at home, and how this environment will improve exponentially as the building industry embraces the importance of raising indoor air standards.