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BethesdaZero_Night

September 10, 2013 • Green Building, Living Off The Grid, Net Zero Homes, slider, Solar Panels, Sustainable Homes2140

After Net Zero: The Negative Energy Home

The Power Haus produces all the energy it needs—and more. By:Claire Easley After Net Zero: The Negative Energy HomeThe Power Haus produces all the energy it needs—and more. Net-zero energy homes may be the...

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September 10, 2013 • Green Building, Sustainable Homes511

Why Green Building is Important

Why Green Building is Important What is Green Building? Green building, or sustainable design, is the practice of increasing the efficiency with which buildings and their sites use energy, water, and...

green_roof

September 10, 2013 • Green Building, slider, Smart Homes, Solar Panels2351

What Is Green Building and Why Is It Important?

Editor’s note: This is the second article in the five-part 360Value Green Building Article Series. The goal of the series is to inform insurance professionals about the growing green building trend and how...

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September 10, 2013 • Green Building992

Built in the USA – a snapshot of green building...

It wasn’t easy to pull together state-by-state facts and figures about the strength of our growing green building marketplace. But we did it, thanks to the help and support of all 77 chapters.* We now have...

active-house-usa

September 10, 2013 • Green Building, Living Off The Grid, Net Zero Homes, slider, Sustainable Homes5383

Family moves into first net zero Active House in the...

We’ve seen plenty of impressive net zero houses in the past, from the motion-controlled CHIP House in California to the budget-priced Sosoljip in South Korea. But one issue that seems predominant in most...

test facility

September 10, 2013 • Green Building, Net Zero Homes, Smart Homes, Solar Panels, Sustainable Homes1674

Net-Zero Homes Need Labeling, Instruction Manuals

Net-zero homes need clear labeling to attract homebuyers and an instruction manual for when they are sold, according to NIST. By Candace Pearson Though this looks like a typical suburban home, it is actually a...

nethomes

September 10, 2013 • Innovative Homes, Smart Homes3864

From Smart House to Networked Home

By Chris Carbone and Kristin Nauth Two foresight specialists describe how tomorrow’s integrated, networked, and aware home systems may change your family life. In the last decade, a range of digital...

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