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House Committee Questions State Department's Embassy Design Program

A congressional hearing last month slammed the State Department's embassy design program over cost and security concerns, suggesting that the department may have some PR work to do. More

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DOE Unveils Building America Solutions Center

The Energy Department's new online tool will provide free, reliable building science information. 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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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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Building America Meeting Touches on Ventilation/Insulation Debate

Conference speakers discuss how to avoid doing harm with high-performance enclosures. More

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Selecting Interior Finishes

Eco-interior designer Patricia Gaylor discusses how and why she selects only healthy and sustainable interior finishes today, and what she hopes will become available tomorrow. More

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Bolder Standards, Boulder’s SmartRegs Ordinance

The SmartRegs Ordinance and EnergySmart program may not only help Boulder achieve its ambitious 2020 energy reduction goals, but provides a valuable template for other cities. More

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Building America Summer 2012 Technical Update Meeting

DOE to sponsor free, three-day Building America Summer 2012 conference showcasing the latest in energy-efficient residential technologies. More

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BEopt for Efficiency

NREL software expands to include energy-efficiency upgrades for existing homes. More

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A Passion for Performance

DOE's Sam Rashkin receives The 2012 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in... More

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