September 2011 Table of Contents

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AIA Case Study: Postgreen in Philly AIArchitect AIA Case Study: Postgreen in Philly

LEED-Platinum homes reboot Philadelphia's urban neighborhoods, and could serve as a model for other cities. Read more

New + Notable New + Notable

New products for green-built homes, including an EPA-certified pellet stove, reclaimed oak vanities, and more. Read more

New Window Technology Integrates Solar Power New Window Technology Integrates Solar Power

Photovoltaic glass units combine the energy efficiency of high-performance windows with the power-generating magic of PVs. Read more

Product Review: Radiant Barriers Product Review: Radiant Barriers

How to determine if radiant barriers can help you reach your energy performance goals. Read more

Case Study: Integrated Team Guides Bainbridge Island Home to LEED-Platinum Case Study: Integrated Team Guides Bainbridge Island Home to LEED-Platinum

From pre-construction meetings through each stage of coordinated construction, the team building this home integrated their efforts every step of the way. Read more

Case Study: Going for Gold in North Carolina Case Study: Going for Gold in North Carolina

A North Carolina home reads like a playbook for optimized building science techniques with the certifications to prove it. Read more

Appraise This Appraise This

Appraisers knowledge about the value of green building features has failed to keep the progress of green builders. Read more

Solar Leasing Lessens Builders' Construction Costs Solar Leasing Lessens Builders' Construction Costs

Builders discover that solar leasing allows them to offer buyers a low-up-front-cost entry to alternative energy. Read more

Optimizing Foam Insulation Optimizing Foam Insulation

Developing the proper spray foam insulation strategy can improve the performance of your homes. Read more

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