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New and Notable: November/December 2013

NYSERDA’s HPwES Program Completes 50,000 Projects The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently announced the achievement of a major milestone for its Home Performance with Energy Star (HPwES) program, with ...

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New & Notable: September/October 2009

September 01, 2009

Caroma’s High-Efficiency Toilet Caroma has recently rolled out its Profile Smart toilet and integrated sink. Like all Caroma toilets, the Profile Smart is dual flush, using 1.28 gallons of water per flush (gpf) for ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: July/August 2009

July 01, 2009

Rebuilding America’s Communities Every 80 minutes, another low-income family moves into a better place to live with the help of the Enterprise Foundation, a nonprofit group rebuilding homes, neighborhoods, and lives across the country. ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: May/June 2009

May 06, 2009

ACI News By all measures, ACI’s Northwest Conference 2009, held in Portland, Oregon on February 3–5, was a resounding success. Over 500 people, more than have attended any previous regional ACI conference, enjoyed a day ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: March/April 2009

March 09, 2009

WEATHERIZATION AWARDS A key goal of the Obama administration is to increase the number of homes weatherized annually from 140,000 to 1 million. To achieve this goal,  the House version of an economic stimulus package increased ... [continue reading]


New & Notable: January/February 2009

January 03, 2009

Caroma Receives Awards for Innovation Caroma, maker of high-quality bathroom products, recently introduced two bathroom fixtures, one of them, the Profile Smart, won recognition in Popular Mechanics magazine’s Breakthrough Product Awards, 2008. The Profile ... [continue reading]


New and Notable: November/December 2008

November 06, 2008

Mainstreaming Renewables Borrego Solar partners with Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club stores to bring solar to the masses. In a pilot program, members who shop at one of nine participating Sam’s ... [continue reading]

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