Affordable Housing Developers Ride Green Wave
The use of environmentally sensitive building materials in energy-efficient designs is quickly becoming commonplace in affordable housing. (The Atlanta Business Chronicle)

Salt Lake City Green Building Center Closes
The owner puts part of the blame on customers who were either unwilling or unable to pay the true cost of being green. (The Deseret News)

Cob House is First to Meet Living Building Standard
The Canadian dwelling is the first home ever certified as part of the Living Building Challenge, quite possibly the world's strictest green building standard. (USA Today)

ICC to Make Big Decision on Home Efficiency Standards
ICC members, consisting of county, state and city building and fire code officials from across the country, will meet in Charlotte, NC for voting on a series of proposals for increasing the energy efficiency of new buildings. (Smart Meters)

Solar Glass Tile Roof to Hit the Market
The innovative product from SolTech Energy harvests solar energy with a traditional-looking glass tile and can be installed to work in conjunction with most common heating systems. (Jetson Green)

Study Finds Harmful Chemicals in Vinyl Flooring, Wallpaper
The Ecology Center found lead and phthalates in some vinyl flooring while more than 50% of wallpapers contained one or more hazardous substances. (EcoHome)

Partnership Sources Reclaimed and Excess Building Materials
PlanetReuse links up with GreenWizard to make materials reuse in building projects easier and more accessible. (Custom Home)

Tiny House Designed at OSU Emphasizes Efficiency 
Teachers and students from Ohio State's Architecture and Engineering departments designed and built the "pod" house in downtown Columbus as a radical example of a sustainable, energy-efficient home.