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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.

Save Energy: 12 Critical Details for Air/Moisture Management in New Homes

Following the sound construction practices detailed in this new (free) ebook results in energy savings and better indoor air quality in homes.
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May 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder® Media invites you to download the free ebook, Keep Moisture Out! The 12-Step Program to Avoid Water Intrusion in Homes.

This guidance is crucial in today’s building environment, where both air and water intrusion cause expensive callbacks and repairs down the road, as well as negatively impact indoor air quality and occupant comfort.

In this quick read is guidance on:

Green Builder Home of the Year Awards Call for Entries

Green Builder magazine is looking for the best green residential home projects.
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May 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder® magazine is looking for the best in residential, green homes for their annual Home of the Year Awards. The contest looks at innovative design, sustainable features, whole home performance, and integration with the natural environment.

White Paper Released for Net-Zero Demonstration Home

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Green Builder Media recently released a White Paper on the VISION House Tucson project - a below net-zero energy home with a HERS rating of -17. The home is optimized for performance and includes the most efficient features, materials, and technologies available on the market including products from Rheem, Panasonic, Boral, Johns Manville, Schneider Electric, MI Windows and Doors, Whirlpool, Beam Electrolux, NFPA, Vetrazzo, Kohler, Crossville, Gladiator and O

Green Builder Media Announces Winners of the 7th Annual Home of the Year Awards

Green Builder® Magazine honors sustainable building project award winners for 2014
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SEATTLE, Wash., December 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder Media, recently announced the winners of its 7th Annual Green Builder Home of the Year Awards. A total of nine projects were selected to represent this year’s best green projects chosen by judges in a completely online process.

Green Builder Media® Encourages Consumers to “Green Their Homes for the Holidays”

Holiday sweepstakes showcases ways to make the holidays more environmentally friendly
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Seattle, WA., November 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder® Media, North America’s leading media company focused on sustainable living, is celebrating the holidays with the Green Your Home for the Holidays sweepstakes.

The List: 6 Money and Energy-Saving Things to do Before Going Out of Town

Don’t leave town before doing these six simple things. They’ll save you money and reduce your carbon footprint!
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Here’s a little secret: leaving for vacation gives you a great chance to reduce your home’s carbon footprint. Whether you’re heading out of town for a weekend leaf-peeping trip, doing a few simple things to get your house ready for your absence will save resources and energy… and, subsequently, money on your next utility bill. Who doesn’t love that?

Take a look at my vacation checklist. It takes less than an hour to take care of all of these items, and they will help to save resources, keep your home secure, and prevent damage.

Green Builder® Media Releases Its Hot 50 List of Green Home Products

According to editors, “The age of the Internet of Things has begun.”
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Eastsound, WA, February 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Green Builder Media just released its annual list of the hottest products available for today’s green homes.

Are Men Holding Back the Green Building Movement?

Greenspiration Home Explores the Question in an Interview with Builders of Both Sexes
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Research shows that men are far less likely to "buy into" the green movement than women.  Since the home construction industry is overwhelmingly dominated by men, has this slowed the progress of green building?  Greenspiration Home publisher, Trish Holder explores the question in an interview with builders, Nicole Goolsby of Rion Homes in Cornelius, NC and Clark Wilson of Clark Wilson Builders, Inc. in Austin Texas.

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Research shows that men are far less likely to "buy into" the green movement than women.  Since the home construction industry is overwhelmingly dominated by men, has this slowed the progress of green building?  Greenspiration Home publisher, Trish Holder explores the question in an interview with builders, Nicole Goolsby of Rion Homes in Cornelius, NC and Clark Wilson of Clark Wilson Builders, Inc. in Austin Texas.

Saving Household Water With Low Flow Fixtures

Where They Make Sense—And Where They Might Not!
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Low flow water fixtures can save homeowners thousands of gallons of water each year.  However, in some locations of the home they may cause more frustration and save less water than you think.

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Sign up for the Greenspiration Home newsletter by June 30, 2011 and you might win a clock from Dust Furniture!

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Low flow water fixtures can save homeowners thousands of gallons of water each year.  However, in some locations of the home they may cause more frustration and save less water than you think.

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Sign up for the Greenspiration Home newsletter by June 30, 2011 and you might win a clock from Dust Furniture!

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