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Building Green Made Easier With a New Roadmap

Looking to build with an environmentally smart and friendly approach? A University of Oregon professor has pooled virtually all available resources, including color images and diagrams, to help a designer pursue both passive and energy-efficient strategies.

GridPoint Connect Featured in Sage Homebuilders' Near-Zero Energy Home

GridPoint, a provider of clean-tech products and intelligent energy solutions for utilities, consumers and businesses, today announced that GridPoint Connect is featured in the Sage Near-Zero Energy Home, a highlight of the green building tour for NAHB's National Green Building Conference March 25-27 in St.

GridPoint Appliances Provides Backup Power, Energy Management and Renewable Energy Integration

GridPoint, Inc, a provider of intelligent energy management (IEM) products, today announced the award-winning GridPoint Connect will be showcased by the US Department of Energy's Building America Program in the energy-efficient display home built by Palm Harbor Homes at the International Builders Show in Orlando.

Cool Roof Coatings Materials Fight Global Warming

National Coatings is proud to announce that their AcryShield cool-roof acrylic, water-based roof coatings, manufactured and installed last year alone, helped avoid as many as 24 million pounds of CO2 production in reduced demands for energy across the nation.

High-Efficiency Toilets to Get WaterSense Nod

The Environmental Protection Agency is releasing a final specification for the latest generation of water-saving, high-efficiency toilets.

Heat and Mass Exchanger Helps Coolerado Earn Top-10 Green Building Award

The Coolerado Cooler, a revolutionary air conditioning system which features Delphi Corporation's Heat and Mass Exchanger (HMX), has been named a "Top-10" green building product for 2006 by the editors of GreenSpec and Environmental Building News.

Fiberstars EFO Helps US Green Building Council Achieve its own LEED Certification

Fiberstars, Inc, the global leader in fiber optic lighting, today announced that the US Green Building Council (USGBC) has installed Fiberstars EFO to illuminate key sections of the Council's headquarters in Washington, DC.

Green Building Is Not As Complicated As You Think

Is it hard to build green? Is it a lot more expensive? Do I have to live in a straw-bale cottage or some other strange building to say I'm a green home owner? No, no, and most decidedly no, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

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