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  • HUD Unveils Green Refinance Program

    New program will allow owners of existing affordable rental housing developments to refinance into new mortgages that include funding for energy-efficient upgrades.

  • NAHB, CPSC Issue Guidelines on Chinese Drywall Abatement

    Two days after the release of NAHB guidelines outlining the testing and remediation of contaminated Chinese drywall, the CPSC, in conjunction with HUD, issued its own report, one that differs from the NAHB document regarding electrical wiring.

  • The Hanley Award 2010 Nominees

  • HUD Grants to Require LEED for Neighborhood Development

    The newly released LEED-ND will be used to score the location efficiency of HUD grant applications.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Partnership for Sustainable Communities Unveiled by EPA

    The Partnership for Sustainable Communities recently was unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of Transportation.

  • The Week in Green

    A roundup of green building news for July 18-24, including HUD’s green mortgage programs and Los Angeles’ new water-saving ordinance.

  • Affordably Sustainable in Portland

    Helensview Heights is all about sustainability, but far more than just the stuff you can feel, touch, or tack onto a house.

  • Bush Signs Energy Bill

    President George W. Bush as signed an energy bill that will boost fuel-economy requirements for cars and light trucks to 35 miles per gallon (56 km per L) by 2020—the first such increase since 1975.