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Help for Multifamily Building Owners to Cut Carbon Pollution

Multifamily housing property owners can cut carbon pollution and save money under an agreement signed by the EPA and Freddie Mac. The agreement outlines strategies to save water, energy and money for multifamily property owners and residents. Housing industry studies have projected that multifamily properties can become 30 percent more efficient by 2020, unlocking $9 […]

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Self-Repairing Concrete Could Be The Future Of Green Building

Soon, home builders may be growing their own insulation right in the walls of the home. And bricks could grow in a mold rather than bake in a kiln. Manufacturing traditional construction products like bricks and insulation consumes a lot of resources. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that residential and commercial building contributes up […]

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IKEA Has Pulled the Plug — Incandescent lights are out

As of January, 2011, all IKEA US stores stopped stocking and selling Incandescent light bulbs. Ahead of the upcoming legislation – The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 that will phase out all incandescent light bulbs by 2012-2014 (2). IKEA has now made these lights a thing of the past. As a result, IKEA […]

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