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  • Who's the Smarty? The Thermostat!

    Smart home technology is all the rage, but a new thermostat connects homeowners and utility providers like never before.

  • Smarter Than Your Average Meter

    High-tech water meters could help save money and locate leaks before they cause too many problems.

  • LEEDigation Woes

    Green building litigation, or LEEDigation, seems like it makes sense, but does it really mean anything?

  • A Solar Powered Private Island in NYC

    Spotted by Scouting NY: a tiny island off the coast of NYC that used to house a CBS radio tower is now home to a private residence to be entirely powered by solar.

  • The Largest Carbon-Neutral EcoVillage in the UK Gets a Green Light

    More green developments are popping up across the Pond. A sustainable housing project in South Cambridge, UK will include a variety of 208 carbon-neutral homes ranging from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom homes. What makes this development different from others like it is using year-long...

  • The Largest Carbon Neutral EcoVillage in the UK Gets a Green Light

    More green developments are popping up across the Pond. A sustainable housing project in South Cambridge, UK will include a variety of 208 carbon-neutral homes ranging from one-bedroom apartments to four-bedroom homes. What makes this development different from others like it is using year-long...

  • Where’s the Leak? 5 Common Ways Homes Lose Energy in Winter

    House or apartment seem a little bit colder this winter than anticipated? Here are five common problems that contribute to energy loss in winter, each with some options for solutions.

  • Floating to the Public

    Blueprints for the "Floating House" are soon going to be available for the public to use.

  • Big Home, Small Impact

    The saying says "size matters," but when it comes to energy efficiency, bigger homes can be efficient too!

  • Phrase of the Future: Zero Net Energy

    Buildings are getting greener and smarter, with some that consume only as much energy as they produce.