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  • Home Performance Upgrades Without High Prices

    For the building owner seeking to improve building performance without the up-front costs of solar or a retrofitting overhaul, weatherization is an alternative for optimizing energy efficiency.

  • What’s Driving Green Building Between Now and 2020?

    The Hanley Wood Sustainability Council offers up five business opportunities and needs in high-performance design and building.

  • Our Own Integrated Design

    We're making some big changes to the print edition of ECOHOME and this is why they're a good thing for you.

  • Thinking About Dollars and Sense

    A personal lesson on the value of good indoor environmental quality goes a long way.

  • The Question of "What's Next?" Versus "What Now?"

    Climate change and green building finally took the spotlight at the end of 2012, but how do we keep it in mainstream sights?

  • Time to Speak Up

    We have many ways to make our voices heard, and now is the time to find your platform.

  • Making It Right and Making it Affordable

    High-performance buildings should not be seen as too complicated, too expensive, or simply as a one-off effort in a big-name firm's portfolio.

  • Danish Influence

    Denmark has announced aggressive and inspirational goals regarding its energy consumption and generation. Will it have a positive ripple effect?

  • Design Connects

    The discussion of the power of architecture to unite communities continues at the AIA's 2012 National Convention. Here are some events of note.

  • Community Organizers

    Some thoughts on how our industry addresses the social responsibility leg of sustainability's three-legged stool.