Summer 2009 Table of Contents

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Top Chef Top Chef

Unlike many green building products, the term “energy efficient” may not to be the No. 1 selling point for induction cooktops. Read more

2009 Editors' Choice Awards 2009 Editors' Choice Awards

Ten eco-friendly building products that bring new choices and solutions for addressing water and resource conservation, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and site design. Read more

SIPs Provide Efficient, Fast Building Alternative SIPs Provide Efficient, Fast Building Alternative

Though they still make up a small share of the market, structural insulated panels provide an alternative to stick-building that's efficient during and after construction. Read more

Make It Right Foundation Rebuilds Hope in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward Make It Right Foundation Rebuilds Hope in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward

150 single-family and duplex homes offer a sustainable safe haven for residents hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina's floodwaters. Read more

New & Notable Green Building Products

A selection of sustainable products, including ventilation fans, thin-film solar roofing, low-flow faucets, and energy monitoring. Read more

Case Study: High Style Meets Energy Efficiency in Denver Duplex Case Study: High Style Meets Energy Efficiency in Denver Duplex

A tight building envelope, water-smart features, and solar power hightlight the contemporary Wash Park Green. Read more

EcoBriefs

News from around green building. Read more

Project Spotlight: Straw-Bale Homes Provide Shelter for Native American Families in Need Project Spotlight: Straw-Bale Homes Provide Shelter for Native American Families in Need

Straw bale is not only a more practical installation techique for Red Feather Development, it also boasts efficient, eco-friendly attributes. Read more

Hanley Award Winner Continues To Set Example for Green Building Hanley Award Winner Continues To Set Example for Green Building

Now is the time to listen to and follow the bold vision and outspoken leadership of our industry's visionaries. Read more

Nominees for the 2009 Hanley Award Nominees for the 2009 Hanley Award

18 individuals nominated for their hard work and dedication toward furthering sustainable communities. Read more

Edward Mazria Selected for The Hanley Award Edward Mazria Selected for The Hanley Award

Inaugural award recognizes pioneering architect and visionary. Read more

Building Science: 5 Criteria for Evaluating and Comparing Air Filters Building Science: 5 Criteria for Evaluating and Comparing Air Filters

Gaseous pollutants and particulate matter create an invisible pollutant soup in homes. The type of air filters you provide can have a lasting impact on indoor air quality. Read more

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