January 2009 Table of Contents

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Windermere on the Lake Takes a Holistic Approach to Sustainable Development Windermere on the Lake Takes a Holistic Approach to Sustainable Development

Stamford, Conn., luxury development sets a higher bar for community planning and resource efficiency. Read more

New and Notable Green Building Products New and Notable Green Building Products

A selection of new green building products, including a convenient greywater system, bamboo flooring, and zero-VOC paint. Read more

Second Nature Second Nature

Through the practice of "biomimicry," sustainable building product designers use nature's own solutions to solve technical challenges. Read more

High-Efficiency Toilets Combine Water Conservation and Improved Performance High-Efficiency Toilets Combine Water Conservation and Improved Performance

New toilet standards ensure water savings does not come at the expense of a confident flush. Read more

Energy Management Systems Allow Homeowners to Monitor, Control Energy Usage Energy Management Systems Allow Homeowners to Monitor, Control Energy Usage

Available in a range of capability levels, sustainability dashboards give consumers real-time feedback and control of their home's energy. Read more

San Francisco Remodel Transformed by Daylighting, Energy-Efficient Upgrades San Francisco Remodel Transformed by Daylighting, Energy-Efficient Upgrades

Sustainable, stylish upgrades transform 19th-century classic. Read more

Michigan Architects Design LEED-Platinum Habitat for Humanity House Project Spotlight Michigan Architects Design LEED-Platinum Habitat for Humanity House

Dominick Tringali Architects sets new standards for affordable, high-performance homes. Read more

Green Products From the 2009 International Builders' Show Green Products From the 2009 International Builders' Show

Despite the cloud hanging over this year’s International Builders’ Show—a dramatic difference from the record crowds just two years ago—there will still be plenty of manufacturers on hand exhibiting a range of great new products. Not surprising, many of those products are green. Here’s a look at a few of the products that will be on display in Vegas. And check back next week for product coverage straight from the show floor. Read more

Commentary: The Good Fight Commentary: The Good Fight

Green builders are concerned about the market, but none are retreating from their commitment to survive. Read more

Green Building and the Economy Green Building and the Economy

EcoHome’s National Economic Survey of architects, builders, remodelers, and contractors shows a mixture of sad reality, cautious optimism, and strong hope for green building when the markets finally recover. Read more

Top Five Green Building Mistakes Top Five Green Building Mistakes

How to avoid the five most common errors builders make when it comes to energy, health, and resource efficiency. Read more

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