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  • USGBC Adds Homebuilder's Day to Greenbuild Conference Program

    Daylong session, Nov. 20, will cover a range of residential-specific topics.

  • Solar Concentration System Could Double PV Efficiency

  • Green R&D: Hunter Douglas Warm Light Wall

    Installed on the MIT competition house during October’s Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C., Hunter Douglas’ Warm Light Wall System was as eye-catching as it was functional. Based on a Trombe wall, Warm Light passive solar heating technology is made up of acrylic building blocks with aerogel...

  • Green Building Trends

    Jonathan Katar of Sage Builders in Newton, Mass., agrees that now is the time for reform, whether required by law or not. But he thinks the emphasis should be on the building science of green remodeling--for example, insulation, on-demand heating and cooling systems, and water-saving plumbing. The...

  • Low-VOC paints hit the mainstream market.

    Whether you're interested in working in a more environmentally friendly way or not, soon the interior paint you use–no matter where you live–may be a greener product. That's already true for a chunk of California and a large part of the Northeast, where stringent regulations over the last few years...

  • Green Project from around the country.

    It's not easy being green when building affordable housing, according to the Cambridge, Mass.-based Homeowner's Rehab officials who designed a 40-unit affordable housing project called Trolley Square in Cambridge.