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Connecticut to Get Its First Utility-Scale Wind Project

Connecticut to Get Its First Utility-Scale Wind Project

A ruling by the Connecticut Supreme Court clears the way for two small wind farms, each with three turbines.

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Veterans Will Get Training in Solar Technology

Veterans Will Get Training in Solar Technology

Jobs training is one of several White House programs aimed at energy conservation and reducing carbon emissions.

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BuildingGreen Names Top-10 Products for 2015

BuildingGreen Names Top-10 Products for 2015

This year's list includes furniture, an air barrier system, Passivhaus-certified windows, and super-adjustable lighting.

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The House That Shrugs Off an Earthquake

The House That Shrugs Off an Earthquake

Engineers from two California universities have developed a method of protecting houses from earthquakes that is both effective and relatively inexpensive. Could homeowners forego earthquake insurance?

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Marvin Wins Business Award

Marvin Wins Business Award

The Minnesota-based company has just received an ethics award from the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals

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Builder Offers Best-Practices Manual to Public

Builder Offers Best-Practices Manual to Public

Hammer & Hand, a high-end builder in the Pacific Northwest, posts its construction manual online "in the spirit of collaboration"

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Shea Homes Sued in Washington State

Shea Homes Sued in Washington State

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The California-based developer is accused of shoddy workmanship on houses in a 55-and-over resort community in Washington State. Hundreds of houses are affected, according to a lawsuit filed in federal district court.

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Colorado Town Softens Construction-Defects Law

Colorado Town Softens Construction-Defects Law

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Despite protests, Lakewood city officials have made it a little tougher for homeowners to sue builders over construction defects.

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Prefabricated Foam Forms for Slab Foundations

Prefabricated Foam Forms for Slab Foundations

A New Jersey company looks to Sweden for techniques on forming frost-protected slabs faster and with far less labor than conventional foundations

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This New Door Design Solves an Old Problem

This New Door Design Solves an Old Problem

Canadian students developed an interior door that helps equalize air pressure between adjacent rooms, then they founded a company to market it.

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