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Solar Installers Should Bundle Panels With Heat Pumps, Study Says

Solar installers could offer rooftop customers even more savings by bundling solar panels with heat pumps and other electric appliances, according to a recent study by the Rocky…

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American cities are not meeting sustainable development goals

For the second year in a row, a ranking of how 100 U.S. cities are performing on reaching the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals shows them lagging behind–especially on gender, poverty, and…

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Cheap Solar Power finds Opposition in the South.

Chuck Jay worked as a coal miner for nearly three decades before he decided to start his own solar panel installation company just outside Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 2012. He had put panels on his own…

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4 Construction Trends to be Aware of

While issues such as the labour shortage will no doubt persist for some time, these concerns should be partially offset by a slew of innovations and adaptive techniques that will finally help the…

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Organic Solar Cells meet a major Milestone

Chinese researchers have taken what they say is a major step forward for the development of a new generation of solar cells. Manufacturers have long used silicon to make solar panels because the…

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California Earthship Cabin by Taylor & Steph Bode

A 560 square feet earthship home in The Santa Cruz Mountains in California. Hey guys! We’re Taylor and Steph Bode. In early 2013, we set out on an adventure to find land in California where we…

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10 Beautiful ‘Off The Grid’ Homes

Big cities and luxuries aren’t for everybody. If you’re someone who enjoys the outdoors and a simple life, maybe its time to consider moving off the grid. Its not just for criminals…

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Does insulation affect cell phone signals?

A few years ago we had cavity wall insulation put into the walls. It makes sense really – keeping the heat in during the winter and ensuring that your home is nice and cool during the summer months….

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Turn a livestock watering tank into a backyard pool.

In a secluded corner of Joshua Tree, Calif., a livestock tank painted white, surrounded with cactuses and crowned with black string lights serves as an outdoor tub for ultrahip Airbnb “The…

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Green buildings boost health, productivity and value.

Buildings account for one-third of the world’s greenhouse gases, according to the United Nations. While there’s certainly an opportunity to improve that performance through sustainability measures,…

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