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Green Homes Perceived As Affordable To Live In But Expensive To Build

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A recent Whirlpool Corp. and Habitat for Humanity survey, conducted by the NAHB Research Center, polled home builders, as well as consumers, and found many believe there’s a disconnect between living in a green home and purchasing one.
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Obama Administration Launches Home Energy Retrofit Programs

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The Home Energy Score program gives homeowners customized, cost-effective recommendations that will help to reduce their energy costs and improve the comfort of their homes. Low-cost loans will also be available through the FHA PowerSaver program.
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American Standard's Urinals, Flush Valves Are WaterSense-Certified

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American Standard announced today that its high-efficiency urinals and flush-valve options meet or exceed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program requirements for high performance and water efficiency.
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DOE Announces National Geothermal Student Competition

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Up to 10 teams will be selected to participate based on a competitive review of the proposals, which are due Nov. 12, 2010.
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USGBC Announces Mayor Richard M. Daley Legacy Award

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The award will be presented to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley at the USGBC’s annual Greenbuild conference, which will be held Nov. 17-19 in Chicago.
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DOE Sets Solar Decathlon 2011 Dates

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Solar Decathlon 2011 will be open to the public from Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011.
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Legislation To Increase Geothermal Tax Credit Introduced In U.S. Senate

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The Geothermal Energy Investment Bill of 2010 proposes to raise the federal tax credit on geothermal energy investments from 10 percent to 30 percent.
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Solar Cooling Installed At Santa Clara University's Solar Decathlon House

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California’s first micro-concentrator solar cooling demonstration was recently installed at Santa Clara University’s Solar Decathlon House, a solar-powered house that won third place in the 2007 contest.
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Bradley Hosts 2010 Green Manufacturing Summit

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Milwaukee-area manufacturers are invited to attend a business forum focusing on cost-saving green technologies at the 3rd Annual Green Manufacturing Summit on August 31.
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IAPMO Hires Lehtonen of GreenPlumbers USA

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The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) welcomed Megan Lehtonen as the association’s new director of program development.
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