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  • Part 8: Marketing

    When it comes to branding its high-performance homes, the builder now relies on social media, SEO, and blogging just as much as (and sometimes more than) traditional yard signs and print ads.

  • Part 2: Deconstruction 101

    For green infill builder Bethesda Bungalows, the first step to a high-performance house is tearing down an old, inefficient one.

  • Merit Award: The Incredibly Green Home, Chevy Chase, Md.

    Arts-and-Crafts details mingle with an abundance of healthy and efficient products in this top-rated infill home.

  • June Legislative Update

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

  • North Bethesda Center

    A 32-acre, mixed use development includes a green roof to add visual intrigue from above as well as to assist with stormwater management.

  • Sustainability, Brick by Brick

    A multilevel house featuring suites for diplomats and their families in Mexico; a center for visiting dignitaries in Maryland; a self-supporting scheme for interlocking bricks that would not require mortar; and a brick featuring an outer leaf panel designed to produce curvilinear shapes were among...

  • Multifamily Executive Awards: Green Project of the Year

    Gables Takoma Park, the Green Project of the Year from Multifamily Executive magazine, combines a location close to the urban core with eco-friendly marketing and product features.

  • Technology to Reduce Solar Power System Costs

    New technology from eIQ Energy Inc., which today marked its official launch, will lower the installed cost and improve the performance of solar power systems, while also eliminating the design and installation constraints inherent in conventional string architectures.

  • Governor Rendell Announces Grants for Alternative, Renewable Energy Sources

    Recovery Act Funding Helps Create More Than 200 Jobs in Nine Counties

  • Green Energy Conference Teaches About Efficiency

    Jun. 30--Paul Staehle decided not to install central air conditioning in his historic home because tall trees already shaded the south and west sides, keeping it cool.