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  • NAHB Honors Green Building Pros

    Thirteen builders, remodelers, and other industry professionals earn recognition for contributions to high-performance construction.

  • Civics Lessons

    When a tornado devastated the seamier side of Nashville, AIA helped the town redefine its future.

  • Four Simple Strategies for Making Green Building More Cost Effective

    Reducing waste, improving efficiencies can make up for higher costs in equipment, certification paperwork.

  • Tennessee Valley Authority's Energy-Efficient Homes Have Impressive First Year

    KNOXVILLE - Despite a year of temperature extremes, the Tennessee Valley Authority has seen significant energy savings at its research project for energy efficient homes.

  • Stepping Up Their Green Game

    Though somewhat late to the green building game, hotels have ramped up their efforts in the past few years.

  • Enotah Hall at Young Harris College

    Lord, Aeck & Sargent designed a $16 million, 200-bed facility to house Young Harris College's growing student population.

  • 6 Myths of Green Consumers

    A new study of green consumers contradicts several long-held stereotypes about them: The environment is not their top concern, their kids are not influencing them to be green, and while many know what they should do to save the planet, they often don’t do it. “Not all green consumers are the same...

  • The Week in Green: Oct. 10-16

    A roundup of green building news, including Solar Decathlon coverage and Tennessee’s new energy-saving building code.

  • Tax Breaks Push Green Residential Fixups

    Jul. 15--If homeowners work to make their homes greener this year, they could end up with more green in their pockets next year.

  • Performance Standards for Foam Products

    The Knoxville, Tenn.-based Polyurethane Foam Association is developing a certification program called CertiPUR-US for polyurethane foam.