Making "Green" Mainstream

May/June 2015
A version of this article appears in the May/June 2015 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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April 25, 2015
A History of Energy-Efficient Housing in the United States
I was recently excited to learn about a highly energy-efficient house designed by collaborating students from Syracuse University, SUNY, and Onondaga Community College. The students’ design won DOE’s Challenge Home Student Design Competition in 2014 and was described as “completely self-sufficient for energy.” The home was also “realistic” and “buildable.”

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