MEET THE HOUSE THAT CAN PRODUC...

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[Translate] Snøhetta/Plompmozes HARVARDCGBC.ORG In Brief The HouseZero project is taking a pre-1940s house and retrofitting it to be...

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THE LATEST LESSON FROM THE CHA...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   via TREEHUGGER.com Energy / Energy Policy © Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Every...

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BIGGEST US CORPORATES SETTING ...

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[Translate] LONDON: Corporate sourcing of renewables in the US has reached record levels with nearly half of the country’s biggest...

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WHITE HOUSE PLANS TO CLOSE OUT...

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[Translate] EPA Emily Holden, E&E News reporterPublished: Monday, March 6, 2017 The White House is said to be considering cuts to...

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WANT AN ENERGY-EFFICIENT DATA ...

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[Translate] IEEE SPECTRUM   Illustration: MCKIBILLO When Sean James, who works on data-center technology for Microsoft,...

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UNSOCIABLE AND UNSUSTAINABLE

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[Translate] Daniel Brook NPLUSONEMAG.COM Residents in luxury buildings are rarely swayed by the economic calculus of saving energy....

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CHINA IS BUILDING A GIANT SOLA...

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[Translate] by Greg Beach INHABITAT.COM View Slideshow A new solar summer rises from the ashes of nuclear winter. Two Chinese energy...

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CATALYZING EFFICIENT BUILDINGS

Nov 26, 2016 by

[Translate] RMI left, The RMI Innovation Center, © Tim Griffith; right © Romy Purshouse The buildings we spend over 90 percent our...

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“SMART” ELECTRICIT...

Nov 18, 2016 by

[Translate] FUTURISM Zastavki In Brief New smart windows are not only able to toggle transparency but also store electricity to power...

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EFFICIENCY SAVES DEVELOPED COU...

Oct 13, 2016 by

[Translate] Dr. Joe Romm Climate Progress, “the indispensable blog,” as NY Times columnist Tom Friedman describes it.   Economic...

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THE HOUSE OF 2016

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WORLD’S LARGEST CARBON C...

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[Translate] FUTURISM In Brief The 240-megawatt facility is expected to capture 90% of the carbon dioxide from its exhaust gas. The...

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GREEN-ROOFED COLORADO HOME IS ...

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[Translate] by Lucy Wang  INHABITAT View Slideshow When New York-based architecture firm Gluck+ was tapped to build a home in the...

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ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS CAN...

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[Translate] By Paul Brown / Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     Making existing buildings in Europe more energy efficient could...

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NORTH AMERICA’S FIRST FU...

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This U.S. City Is a Sustainabl...

Jun 2, 2016 by

[Translate] Local Peace Economy They have set out to reduce emissions by 80 percent. By Brian Holland, Juan Wei / Island Press   VIA...

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ONE BUILDING IS SAVING $1 MILL...

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[Translate] by Samantha Page CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic The U.S. Steel Building in Pittsburgh saves more than a...

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HOW A SHIPPING CONTAINER COULD...

Apr 16, 2016 by

[Translate] With hundreds of millions struggling to pay rent, a surprising solution could be as close as the nearest port. The Danish...

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THESE PREFABRICATED mnmMOD WAL...

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[Translate]                                      Photo via mnmMOD by Charlie Radka  INHABITAT Imagine a building material that...

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CLEAN AVIATION WILL TAKE WING,...

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[Translate]   By Thor Benson  TRUTHDIG Jerry Lin / Shutterstock Elon Musk is not the kind of eccentric billionaire who proposes...

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THIS VERTICAL VILLAGE LOOKS LI...

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[Translate] Credit: Vincent Callebaut Architectures  VIA FUTURISM In Brief An eco-neighborhood planned to be built outside New Delhi...

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HERE’S HOW THE EPA CAN A...

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[Translate] An unused provision of the Clean Air Act authorizes the EPA to develop and implement an economy-wide, market-based...

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CALIFORNIA’S NEW $1 BILL...

Dec 17, 2015 by

[Translate]   by Cat DiStasio   INHABITAT After 20 years of planning, the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant began...

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OBAMA JUST RELEASED THE BIGGES...

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[Translate]   by Cat DiStasio   INHABITAT The new rules (PDF), according to the Energy Department’s announcement, “will save...

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HEMP-BASED INSULATION MAKES A ...

Oct 29, 2015 by

[Translate] Hempcrete is actually quite similar to concrete, but is carbon negative, waterproof, fireproof, insulates well, and is...

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TINY, PREFAB, PLUG-AND-PLAY HO...

Oct 19, 2015 by

[Translate] David FriedlanderLIFE EDITED When we last caught up with Professor Jeff Wilson he was living in dumpster. The reason...

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THE MOST — AND LEAST ...

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[Translate] Cutting energy costs cuts environmental costs as well. New York City. (Photo: Flickr) Taylor Hill is an associate editor...

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SOLAR-POWERED DURA HOME IS A 1...

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[Translate] Architecture by Lucy Wang  INHABITAT Is your city well prepared for a natural disaster? After Hurricane Sandy devastated...

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LOW ENERGY HOUSE IN BOHEMIAN C...

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[Translate]   DESIGNBOOM  bohemian countryside all images courtesy of ASGK design       located on a piece of...

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HOW A CENTURY-OLD TECHNOLOGY C...

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[Translate] by Samantha Page THINK PROGRESS   In the basement garage of a high-end apartment building in the middle of New York City,...

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