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September 11, 2014 Edition
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For each Champion toilet sold this year, American Standard will donate a sanitary toilet pan to fight disease in developing countries.

geothermal technology is a highly sustainable, renewable energy strategy

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:00am

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Ground Truthing in Real Time No civilian activity that I’m aware of is more an exercise in “hurry up and wait” than building, and trying to build in a remote location just exacerbates the realities of that syndrome even more.

What do Insulation and Ferrari Have in Common? We often hear homeowners being urged to switch to more efficient light bulbs, windows, doors, appliances, etc. to address utility bills. Yet millions of homes are under insulated. Here's no-brainer advice on how to point out the value of insulation to home owners.

School Is In, High Energy Bills Are Out It's that time of year again, when kids are heading back to school and all of a sudden the house feels emptier. Now’s your chance to save money by cutting back on energy usage! Here are some tips to help get you started.

Is Geothermal Poised for Growth? By extracting and harnessing latent underground heat with a fraction of the energy required to condition a typical home, geothermal technology is a highly sustainable, renewable energy strategy. But ironically, geothermal systems have captured less than 2 percent of the HVAC market, to date. That’s about to change. 

Win an American Standard Toilet Our giveaway with American Standard is coming to close soon. In addition to a chance to win a toilet, you can do some good:  For each Champion toilet sold this year, American Standard will donate a sanitary toilet pan to fight disease in developing countries. Enter today!

Soak It Up We've let our precious stormwater get away from us. These practices can help clean it up and encourage it to stay around. 

Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.

 

Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Energy | Environment | Green Builder Media | Green Infrastructure | Green Professionals | Innovation & Technology | Water

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