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Homes in UK Exemplify Better Building Strategies

New report reveals lower energy use per home over past four decades. How does the... More

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Can We Make Greener Plastic Using a Greenhouse Gas?

The latest trend in plastic-making: carbon dioxide infusions. More

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Product Category Review: Ceramic Tile

Manufacturing a sustainable ceramic tile requires more than recycled content. More

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Straw Bale SIPs

Ontario, Canada-based NatureBuilt Wall Systems produces structural panels--BioSIPs... More

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

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

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The 2030 Challenge’s Energy Reduction Targets Are Within Reach

Architecture 2030 says new U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast projects building energy use by 2030 will have dropped nearly 70% from 2005 due to improved building design and efficiency. More

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Architecture 2030 Launches Building Product Carbon-Reduction Initiative

Similar to the organization’s building performance improvement mission, the 2030 Challenge for Products will set benchmarks for reducing the carbon footprint of building materials by targeting greenhouse gas emissions resulting from manufacturing and transportation. More

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lifecycle building challenge opens for entries

The Lifecycle Building Challenge 3, overseen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will accept competition entries through Aug. 30, 2009. Architects, product developers, educators, environmental leaders, and students are invited to submit bui More

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First Buckminster Fuller Challenge Award Announced

The Buckminster Fuller Institute has selected John Todd, Ph.D. as the winner of... More

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AIA-DC Hosts DesignDC Conference

From July 18 to 20, 2007, the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects' (AIA DC) will hold the DesignDC '07: Leading Design conference and exhibit for Washington, D.C.-area architects, designers, engineers, and contractors. More

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