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2016 Green Home of the Year Awards Call for Entries

Green Builder magazine is looking for the best green homes that include sustainable features, innovative design, whole home performance, and integration with the natural environment.
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LAKE CITY, Colo., October 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Green Builder magazine is looking for the best green homes that include sustainable features, innovative design, whole home performance, and integration with the natural environment.

Winners will receive coverage in the March/April 2017 print and digital issues of Green Builder magazine, as well as on www.greenbuildermedia.com.

Deadline for entries is December 15, 2016.

Green Builder Magazine Celebrates Ingersoll Rand as an Eco-Leader for Second Consecutive Year

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DAVIDSON, N.C., Aug. 11, 2016 /3BL Media/  Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, is recognized on Green Builder Magazine’s annual list of Eco-Leaders for a second consecutive year.

Companies recognized as Eco-Leaders proactively strive to make the world a better place to live through innovations in conservation, waste reduction and reduced carbon emissions.

Green Builder Media Announces Hot 50 Products

More manufacturers are using technology to optimize efficiency, comfort and performance.
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February 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder Media recently announced its annual 2016 Hot 50 Products. Included on the list are products that contribute to a home’s intelligence, durability, energy efficiency and/or resilience. Many of this year’s picks optimized their functions by combining improved design with connected technology.

Green Builder® Magazine Announces Redesign

New technology and redesign continue to help build print and online strategy for Green Builder Media.
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January 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ Inspired by the tremendous success of its online strategy over the past two years, Green Builder® Media has announced the redesign of their flagship magazine, Green Builder, with a new look that is a convergence of audiences and media types.

Green Builder® Magazine Announces Redesign

New technology and redesign continue to help build print and online strategy for Green Builder Media.
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January 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ Inspired by the tremendous success of its online strategy over the past two years, Green Builder® Media has announced the redesign of their flagship magazine, Green Builder, with a new look that is a convergence of audiences and media types.

Green Builder® Media Announces Winners of the 8th Annual Home of the Year Awards

Green Builder® magazine honors sustainable building project award winners for 2015
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December 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder Media, recently announced the winners of its 8th Annual Green Home of the Year Awards. Nine projects were selected to represent this year’s best green homes. This year’s homes upped the ante on overall sustainability and several of the winners have achieved net-zero energy or are net-zero ready.

Green Builder Magazine Accepting Nominations for Hot 50 Green Products

Get your green product the attention it deserves!
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Green Builder magazine is now taking nominations for the 2016 Hot 50 Green Products that will appear in our February 2016 issue. In the past we've featured products that are durable, utilizes smart technology, contribute to great building science, preserve water, save energy or create better indoor air quality. If your product falls under any of these categories (or maybe it's something new!) we'd love to hear from you.

Mainstreaming Zero-Energy Homes

Making high-performance homes easier to build and more affordable will convince both builders and homeowners to go net zero.
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The concept of a building that generates at least as much energy as it consumes, as calculated on a net-annual basis, is one that more and more people outside of the building professions are getting their heads around.

Green Builder Magazine’s Celestia Project Takes Top Editorial Honors in 2015 FOLIO Awards

Winning series highlights a sustainable, joyous life in the year 2100 with plans for Celestia to “come to life” as a built project in 2016.
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The judges have spoken: Green Builder's nine-part series on life in an “Ecotopian” future received one of journalism’s most prestigious awards, winning an Eddie in the national Folio competition, up against top entries from several of the construction industry's biggest publishing companies.

"It really gives you hope that the public is ready for a new direction, a vision that is not dystopian, but positive, constructive and hopeful," says series author Matt Power, Editor-In-Chief of Green Builder magazine.

Combined Water and Space Heating

Single-source water and space heating, or “combi” systems that optimize efficiency are being developed through a series of lab tests and field trials.
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Better insulation and tighter envelopes are reducing space heating loads for new and existing homes. This makes it possible for both space and domestic water heating loads to be provided with a single heating plant, saving significant amounts of energy. These systems are called combination (combi) systems and have been the focus of ongoing field and lab studies conducted by the NorthernSTAR Building America Partnership.

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