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  • The Week in Green

    A roundup of green building news, including Florida plans first all-solar city and a New York icon undergoes efficiency makeover.

  • PVL-136 FlexLight Panel by EcoTechnologies

    PVL-136 FlexLight is a flexible, lightweight, laminate PV panel that adheres directly to the roof finish without nullifying the roof’s warranty. The panel’s laminated design captures the complete solar spectrum more efficiently than traditional systems, says the manufacturer, to produce more...

  • March Green Building Legislative Update

    A roundup of local, state, and federal legislation and government news affecting green home building.

  • Low-E Insulated Windows and French Terrace Doors by Loewen

    Given the real and recent potential for violent storms along the Gulf Coast, the house features single-hung, low-E insulated windows and French terrace doors from Loewen. All are equipped with the company’s StormForce MP system of structural enhancements and monolithic laminated glass to withstand...

  • Prefab Wall and Roof Panels by Platinum Advanced Technologies

    Platinum Ultimate prefab wall and roof panels combine light-gauge steel framing with reinforced polyurethane for lightweight, fast installation and an R-value of 23.4 (3?5/8-inch walls) or 36.3 (5?5/8-inch walls). Uninsulated panels are available for interior walls. The panels feature 18- or...

  • Craftsman Bungalow in Orlando Showcases Afforable Green Living

    Part of the “Green Works Orlando” program, this Craftsman bungalow demonstrates eco-conscious living within reach.

  • High Performance, Architecture Coexist in Florida's Alys Beach

    Alys Beach custom home sends a clear message that high-performance housing can exist under strict architectural guidelines.

  • Trilogy by Shea Homes Offers Free Solar Systems

    Solar systems are available at no charge in the big builder's active adult resort communities in four states through August 31.

  • The Week in Green: July 21-25

    A roundup of green building news for the week of July 21-25, including tough energy targets in Florida and young poets speak out against environmental injustice.

  • The Week in Green: June 16-20

    A roundup of green building news for the week of June 16-20, including green legislation affecting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and affordable LEED-Silver housing in South Florida.