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DOW Talks About Building Net-Zero Ready Buildings
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Many discussions in the green building community encourage net-zero energy homes to generate as much energy as they use over…
 
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Daylighting in Commerical Kitchens
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Upcoming Wind Energy Events
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Finding Biomass Financing Options
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Finavera Wind Energy to Acquire Solar Alliance of America Finavera Wind Energy to Acquire Solar Alliance of America…

Finavera Wind Energy announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of Solar Alliance of America,…
Film Released on Carbon, Narrated By Leonardo DiCaprio Film Released on Carbon, Narrated By Leonardo DiCaprio…

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Garrison Institute Hosts Annual Climate Event Garrison Institute Hosts Annual Climate Event…

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Lead Green Building Groups Team Up on Codes Lead Green Building Groups Team Up on Codes…

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The International Union of Architects has adopted the 2050 Imperative and have committed to environmental sustainability.…
Starwood Energy to Construct Wind Farm in Lubbock. TX Starwood Energy to Construct Wind Farm in Lubbock. TX…

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Adams County will be the first county in the nation to power its buildings with privately developed community-wide solar energy.…
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ENERGY STAR Website Helps Reduce IT Energy Consumption ENERGY STAR Website Helps Reduce IT Energy Consumption…

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Autodesk Meets Demand for Building and Energy Analysis Tools Autodesk Meets Demand for Building and Energy Analysis Tools…

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NREL Supercomputer Tackles Grid Challenges NREL Supercomputer Tackles Grid Challenges…

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Yoga Union's Breathe Building Aims for LBT Certification Yoga Union's Breathe Building Aims for LBT Certification…

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NREL's Zero-Energy Homes Student Design Competition NREL's Zero-Energy Homes Student Design Competition…

28 teams of students presented their zero-energy-ready home design and construction plans to juries of national experts.…
Chicago Bans Plastic Bags Chicago Bans Plastic Bags…

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