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Monday, June 30, 2014
The Sharing Economy in Action The Sharing Economy has been propelled by a shift in core values, embracing collaborative, peer-to-peer, cloud-based, and distributed networks.
American Standard Flush for Good Toilet Giveaway Enter for your chance to win a 1.28 gallon per flush toilet for yourself or one of your home buyers! During 2014, American Standard will donate on sanitary toilet pan to a developing country for every Champion toilet sold! Enter Now!
High R Value Isn't Everything If you are planning to remodel, don't assume that simply installing a higher R-value of insulation will give you the best possible performance. It's actually possible to put too much insulation in a cavity, and start losing efficiency.
No-Waste PUNCHouse This LEED Platinum modern house replaced a dilapidated structure but 100% of the material from the original house was diverted from the waste stream.
Some Pennies for your Tops Here's a bright shiny idea: Use pennies to recondition an old countertop and make it look like a million bucks: While pennies are not free, they're easy enough to save over time, and before you know it, you'll have enough for a good-sized surface.
Five High-Tech Gadgets for Landlords Adding these gadgets to your rental units can save energy (and money) every year, protect your property, and keep your indoor air from making tenants sick.
Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.