March 2012 Table of Contents

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Case Study: The New American Home 2012 Case Study: The New American Home 2012

The New American Home 2012 achieved the highest levels of green building certification possible, providing insight into the process and by-products of submitting to such standards. Read more

Case Study: Big Idea in Santa Fe Case Study: Big Idea in Santa Fe

Ultra-efficient demonstration home proves that low-impact living can be a high-end experience. Read more

Gray to Green AIArchitect Gray to Green

Who says affordable housing has to be hardscaped? Read more

Green Chemistry Green Chemistry

Green chemistry is the next key ingredient in the search for sustainable products. Read more

Product Review: Modular Homes Product Review: Modular Homes

Modular homes combine factory efficiency with building science expertise to achieve new levels of performance. Read more

Product Review: Air-Sealing Insulation Product Review: Air-Sealing Insulation

Spray-on sealants and ‘flash-and-batt’ systems combine with new code requirements to reduce air infiltration and make insulation more effective. Read more

The Big Teach The Big Teach

There's a full-on industrywide effort to educate green building professionals, but who's taking it to the next generation? Read more

NAHB National Green Building Conference NAHB National Green Building Conference

This year's National Green Building Conference & Expo kicks off April 29 in Nashville, Tenn. Read more

Builders Honored for Energy-Efficient Projects Builders Honored for Energy-Efficient Projects

Some of the nation’s most energy-efficient homes and their builders were honored as winners of the 2012 EnergyValue Housing Awards. Read more

Case Study: New Development Focuses on Advanced Energy and Water Conservation Case Study: New Development Focuses on Advanced Energy and Water Conservation

zHome goes well beyond the 20% water reduction guidelines of the WaterSense program. Read more

Sustainable Developers Vision 2020 Sustainable Developers

Two studies show how developers can create sustainable communities by focusing on transit-oriented-development (TOD). Read more

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