Before you check out for the weekend, here are a few of our editors' favorite stories from this past week:

2030 Palette Released in Beta
Architecture 2030 founder Edward Mazria explains how the revolutionary new web site works.

Energy Legislation Tracker Launches
The new database from Colorado State University tracks energy legislation across the country.

Cottage Blends Historic Charm with Modern Efficiencies
Rebuilt 1930s-style cabin looks old, but it performs more efficiently than most new homes.

Products of the Week:

Recycled Chain Chandelier

Tankless Water Heater

Passive House Windows

Quartz Countertop