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A Passive House in Wildfire Country
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A Passive House in Wildfire Country

A self-sufficient showcase home rises from the ashes in the San Diego hills. More

Panasonic's Brand New ERV
State-of-the-Art HVAC
Island Custom Home: Air Barrier for a Floor Transition
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Island Custom Home: Air Barrier for a Floor Transition

Mark Pollard works on floor system air barrier details for a house with a half... More

Santa Monica Approves World's First Net Zero Building Requirement
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Santa Monica Approves World's First Net Zero Building Requirement

All new construction in the City of Santa Monica may have to meet the requirement... More

Parallelogram House: Completing the Foundation
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Parallelogram House: Completing the Foundation

Thompson Johnson Woodworking completes a superinsulated basement for a custom home... More

Florida Tiny House is Net-Zero Showcase
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Florida Tiny House is Net-Zero Showcase

A design-builder's custom cabin explores the state of the art for hot-climate... More

A Habitat Energy Makeover
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A Habitat Energy Makeover

Donated labor and materials made this building-science feat feasible More

A Deep Energy Retrofit in Bangor, Maine
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A Deep Energy Retrofit in Bangor, Maine

An old wood-frame house starts a brand new life in the 21st century, courtesy of... More

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