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Reverse Engineering
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Reverse Engineering

Modeling future scenarios in an ongoing energy crisis. More

Reverse Engineering
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Reverse Engineering

Modeling future scenarios in an ongoing energy crisis. More

New Research May Lead to Changes for Residential Lighting
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New Research May Lead to Changes for Residential Lighting

Scientists study new data on the influence of modern, artificially lit... More

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Case Study: Prefab House Doesn't Skimp on Style or Sustainability

Connecticut timber-frame dwelling shows that prefab construction can offer all of the design flexibility of a site-built custom home. More

2011 Evergreen Awards Ecommercial New Construction Winner
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2011 Evergreen Awards Ecommercial New Construction Winner

Kroon Hall, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University, by... More

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EPA Issues Fines for Lead Rule Violations

Window World of St. Louis agreed to pay a $19,529 civil penalty for failing to provide information--i.e., the agency's "Renovate Right" brochure--to "at least 20" owners and residents of properties built before 1978. More

Seven principles of green building
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Seven principles of green building

The first time I remember hearing about green building was in the early-'70s, when... More

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Lighting energy consumption

These days, there is an increasing emphasis on making everything we do sustainable. Competition in the marketplace has taken us well beyond LEED, and in order to be “greener” than one's rivals, it helps to be able to embrace as many life cycle and environmental issues as one can. Architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart's “cradle-to-cradle” philosophy, which advocates a “reduce, reuse, recycle” approach to the environment and our consumption of materials, is a starting point for how involved in this we, as both designers and citizens of the planet, have to be. More

Low-VOC paints hit the mainstream market.
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Low-VOC paints hit the mainstream market.

Whether you're interested in working in a more environmentally friendly way or not... More

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