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November 5, 2012

In Asheville, N.C., the combination of modern building techniques meet the centuries-old idea of sustainability in Deltec Homes’ new award-winning Solar Homestead.

The Solar Homestead is a self-sustaining dwelling designed to produce as much energy as it consumes. The home’s fully panelized building kit can be shipped anywhere in the world, and its sleek and functional layout and technology help maximize energy savings and minimize their impact on the environment, according to the Deltec Building Co.

August 12, 2011

Philips Lighting has won the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Bright Tomorrow Lighting Prize” -- more commonly called the “L Prize” competition -- with its 10-watt LED bulb that will be part of its AmbientLED and EnduraLED line.

November 1, 2010

Bloomington, Mich.-based Toro announced it has been selected to help design and build two fuel...

December 8, 2008

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized “Energy Champion Plants,” including plants operated by CertainTeed,...

October 5, 2008

With the U.S. Department of Energy estimating Americans will spend 20 percent to 25 percent...

October 5, 2008

The weather is getting colder, and increasing numbers of consumers, wary from high gas and...

March 2, 2008

Picking up the task of helping more builders enter the ‘green’ market at this year’s...