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  • New + Notable Green Building Products

    A selection of 15 sustainable products for sustainable homes, including efficient clothes washers, reclaimed wood flooring, and an energy monitoring system for appliances.

  • New & Notable Green Building Products

    New products for sustainable homes, including efficient clothes washers, reclaimed wood flooring, and an energy monitoring system for appliances.

  • Building a Net-Zero Energy House in Boulder, Colo.

    A net-zero energy house produces as much renewable energy as the house and its occupants use. It is a concept that was almost unthinkable just a few years ago.

  • Building a Net-Zero Energy House in Boulder, Colo.

    A net-zero energy house produces as much renewable energy as the house and its occupants use. It is a concept that was almost unthinkable just a few years ago.

  • Building a Net-Zero Energy House in Boulder, Colo.

    A net-zero energy house produces as much renewable energy as the house and its occupants use. It is a concept that was almost unthinkable just a few years ago.

  • Spray-Foam Insulation by Icynene

    The company’s new LD-R-50 spray-foam insulation has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s BioPreferred status for use of rapidly renewable materials. The insulation is made using castor oil, a natural product that is extracted from the castor plant. The product is water-blown and free of HFCs...

  • A roundup of product introductions from the first day of International Builders’ Show.

    Products from Whirlpool, Everpure, Icynene, James Hardie, Vantage, and Nana Wall.

  • Water-Blown Foam Insulation

    Icynene water-blown foam insulation expands to 100 times its volume to fill cracks and crevices and minimize air leakage. It carries an R-value of 3.6 per inch. The product also is available in a pour-fill variation that expands upward to 60 times its original volume; it will not expand outward and...

  • EcoBriefs

    Energy Star enacts new AC requirements; Sustainlane.com names greenest big cities

  • Greater Dallas Green Built Parade of Homes Showcases Sustainable Building

    When builder Mike Scarlett signed on to participate in the HBA of Greater Dallas Green Built Parade of Homes, which debuted in September, he had never so much as built an Energy Star house. But he rose to the challenge, hiring a consultant to help him decode such eco-measures as spray-foam...