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  • 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.

  • Investors Back Green Rehabs

    Jun. 19--This 1914 rowhouse will offer more green features than standard energy-efficient appliances.

  • Commentary: Dollars and Sense

    Cut through the Mother Nature marketing and spell out the savings.

  • Overlook Clipper Mill LEED-Silver Homes in Baltimore Bring Contemporary Style to an Historic Mill

    A touch of contemporary design and sustainability revitalizes a historic site in Charm City.

  • Green Product News, April 21-25

    A roundup of green building news for the week of April 21-25, including LA enacts green building requirements and Montgomery County, Md., to become first county to require Energy Star homes.

  • The Week in Green: March 3-7

    A roundup of this week's green building news, including arson suspected in Seattle model home fires; L.A. commercial buildings named most eco-friendly; and Maryland makes strides in green legislation.

  • New Programmable Thermostats Make it Easy to Save

    Baltimore Sun columnist Kevin Cowherd spoke for a lot of people when he wrote of his newly installed programmable thermostat: "We're afraid to touch [it]." His rant came shortly after he replaced his old mercury-filled manual unit, which had three settings -- heat, cool, and off -- and that he...

  • Blown-in-Place polyurethane foams

    What are the pros and cons of open-cell and closed-cell foam insulations? And where are the best places to use each?

  • Blown-in-Place polyurethane foams