July 2011 Table of Contents

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New + Notable New + Notable

Five green products for your next project, including reclaimed wood windows and a high-efficiency showerhead. Read more

2011 EcoHome Design Awards 2011 EcoHome Design Awards

15 award-winning projects span the spectrum of sustainable design and high-performance features. Read more

BIM Software Gains Traction Among Residential Architects BIM Software Gains Traction Among Residential Architects

Building information modeling software has the power to expand architects' capabilities to design, detail, and deliver high-performance homes. Read more

Product Review: Insulation Product Review: Insulation

With a wider range of insulation products on the market, builders can customize applications to achieve cost-efficient energy performance. Read more

Tips for Right-Sizing Your HVAC Systems Tips for Right-Sizing Your HVAC Systems

Maximizing performance with five steps -- design through testing. Read more

Commitment Needed From Big Builders Commitment Needed From Big Builders

When big builders make big statements about their commitment to green building, it's a big deal. Read more

Builder Unveils Country's First Net-Zero Production Home Builder Unveils Country's First Net-Zero Production Home

Meritage Homes drives high performance into production markets in 21 communities. Read more

Case Study: Affordable Multifamily in San Jose Case Study: Affordable Multifamily in San Jose

The Gish Family Apartment complex provides a fresh-air approach to affordable housing. Read more

Experts to Tackle Green Building Product Selection Experts to Tackle Green Building Product Selection

Water-efficient products, high-performance windows, and sustainable siding are among the educational sessions. Read more

IBACOS-Led Lab Home Tests Approaches for Market-Rate Net-Zero Production Housing IBACOS-Led Lab Home Tests Approaches for Market-Rate Net-Zero Production Housing

Pittsburgh demonstration project will test multiple systems and building techniques to determine the most effective, affordable options production builders can replicate. Read more

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