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  • 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.

  • 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?