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How Trump's Potential Budget Cuts to the EPA Could Affect the Building Industry

The administration is eyeing a 24 percent reduction in the Environmental... More

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The Compromise Between Costly Energy-Saving Features and Utility Savings

A report from the NAHB shows that potential home buyers are placing more emphasis... More

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Denver City Energy Project Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions, Energy Use

The voluntary program encourages commercial and multifamily building owners to measure building performance using Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager tool. More

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Get Caught Up on Green Building Rating Systems

You may know the forthcoming LEED v4 inside and out, but other green building certification programs are pushing the industry forward as well. More

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Solid-State Lighting has a Bright Future in Residential Architecture

LEDs have entered the residential market, giving architects an array of good—and bad—options. More

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Practical Products Yield an Affordable High-Performance Home

The Energy Star-rated bungalow boasts state-of-the-art technology that doesn’t break the bank. More

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Energy Star 3.0 Marks First Year

Green builders of all sizes can learn from early adopters of the year-old standard. More

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The Balance of Systems

Codes and Standards chair Sam Rashkin describes how new codes and evolving rating systems are addressing the "house-as-a-system" approach to performance. More

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Lighting for Tomorrow Winners Named

Organized by the American Lighting Association, the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, and the Underwriters Laboratory, the Lighting for Tomorrow competition celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. More

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EHDA Grand Award: Terra Caelo

Energy-minded technologies and custom touches fill this luxury house in southern Utah's Red Rock country. More

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