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Live Like a Leaf

The Leaf Community is the first sustainable community created in Italy.

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Live Like a Leaf

Author: Clara Ceppa
January 03, 2009

The Leaf Community is the first sustainable community created in Italy. [continue reading]


Boulder Home Pushes for Zero

Author: Elka Karl
November 01, 2006

The Solar Harvest home, built by Boulder-based Ecofutures Building, Incorporated, has been gaining a lot of recognition lately--and for good reason. By achieving 97.7 out of 100 points in an Energy Star audit, it stands as the ... [continue reading]


Do You Dig Ground Source Heat Pumps?

November 01, 1996

Workers begin installation of the underground coil for a ground source heat pump. The coil will be laid out in a horizontal configuration. [continue reading]


Ground-Source Heat Pumps Gaining Ground

Author: Ted Rieger
July 01, 1994

Ground-source heat pumps (GSHPs), also called geothermal heat pumps or ground-coupled heat pumps, are gaining popularity as efficient space-conditioning systems. [continue reading]

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