NYC's Biggest Sustainable Surprise

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NYC's Biggest Sustainable Surprise

At nearly 75 years old, New York City’s largest apartment complex continues to raise the bar for sustainability and energy-efficient retrofits. Occupying 80 acres of land just north of Lower Manhattan, Stuyvesant Town, and Peter ...

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NYC's Biggest Sustainable Surprise

Author: Eric Skiba
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December 08, 2019

At nearly 75 years old, New York City’s largest apartment complex continues to raise the bar for sustainability and energy-efficient retrofits. Occupying 80 acres of land just north of Lower Manhattan, Stuyvesant Town, and Peter ... [continue reading]

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Wisconsin Multifamily Benchmark

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October 29, 2015

Sometimes you get a grand idea for something. You work and work on it. And it goes nowhere. And it dies. On other occasions, you start this simple thing that was really only meant to ... [continue reading]

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Favorite Multifamily Retrofits, Part 2

Author: Sean Maxwell
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August 30, 2015

Energy Storage, Low-Flow Aerators, and Ventilation [continue reading]

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Alaska's Sustainable Village

Author: Todd Hoener
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March 01, 2014

The University of Alaska Fairbanks takes part in the higher-education trend of efficient student housing [continue reading]

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Green the Orange

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March 04, 2011

Students at Syracuse University experience a Multifamily Performance Program up close and personal. [continue reading]

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California's Advanced Homes Program

Author: Steve Mann
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September 01, 2010

California is slowly moving toward net zero energy construction, defined as building structures that produce as much energy on-site as they consume. The Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan of the California Public Utilities Commission (... [continue reading]

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Insulating Residential Masonry Buildings in Cold Climates

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March 01, 2010

Most professionals now agree that masonry buildings in cold climates should be insulated. Here's how it's done. [continue reading]

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Enterprise Green Communities

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January 08, 2010

Enterprise Green Communities provides financial support and technical expertise to enable developers to build and rehabilitate homes that are healthier, more energy efficient and better for the environment on a cost-effective basis. The organization has ... [continue reading]

How to start a Construction Business: Things to Consider

Jim Hughes

How to start a Construction Business: Things to Consider

Construction can be a rewarding business, especially for startups. This especially so due to the ever-growing need for housing as ...

Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Jim Gunshinan

Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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