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  • Green Adhesives

    Manufacturers are offering more adhesives that have low-VOC content and are certified low-emitting.

  • Product Review: Central Vacuum Systems

    Central vacuum systems can remove dust and dirt more effectively than conventional vacuum cleaners, keeping the air and floors a lot cleaner.

  • Product Review: Radiant Barriers

    How to determine if radiant barriers can help you reach your energy performance goals.

  • Product Review: Insulation

    With a wider range of insulation products on the market, builders can customize applications to achieve cost-efficient energy performance.

  • Product Review: Water-Efficient Landscaping

    Reducing outdoor water use is a top priority. Here’s how to combine design and technology for water-efficient landscaping.

  • Product Review: Greywater Systems

    Nearly 50% of potable water delivered to American homes goes down the drains of sinks, showers, and washing machines. Here's how to put that "lightly used" water to work for a second time around.

  • Product Review: Low-Flow Bath Fixtures

    With the advent of WaterSense certification—and manufacturers’ overwhelming response to it, there’s simply no excuse not to specify water-efficient toilets, showerheads, and faucets.

  • Product Review: Water-Efficient Washers and Dishwashers

    Today’s dishwashers and washing machines are working hard to save both water and energy without compromising performance.

  • Product Review: Daylighting & Skylights

    Light penetration deep into a home can boost comfort, livability, and energy efficiency. Here are strategies to strike the right balance.

  • Product Review: Carpet

    Evaluating carpet for green-built homes requires looking beyond the surface--to the fibers, backings, treatments, adhesives, and padding.