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    In hundreds of styles, easy-to-install energy-efficient lighting brightens the backyard.

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  • XCI Irrigation Controller From Cyber-Rain

    Using the Internet, the Cyber-Rain XCI controller adjusts irrigation times and schedules based on the weather, thereby providing for up to 40% savings on water bills, the company says. No day-to-day interaction or fees are required, and schedules can be updated via the Internet. In addition to PC...

  • Preventative Measures

    A Tennessee health organization designs its campus to keep employees and business in top form.

  • Product Review: Water-Efficient Landscaping

    Reducing outdoor water use is a top priority. Here’s how to combine design and technology for water-efficient landscaping.

  • Product Review: Greywater Systems

    Nearly 50% of potable water delivered to American homes goes down the drains of sinks, showers, and washing machines. Here's how to put that "lightly used" water to work for a second time around.

  • Case Study: Water-Smart Homes, Las Vegas

    As part of an EPA study, Pulte Homes integrates water-efficient features into its Las Vegas production housing.

  • The Water-Efficient Home

    Guidelines for reducing water use in your projects.

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  • Raising the Barn

    Can a place that houses equipment to work the land be kind to its surroundings as well? De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop provides a simple, low-tech approach.