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50 Earth Saving Ideas and Three Reasons People Don't Use Range Hoods

Green Builder Media's October 16, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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50 Earth-Saving Ideas These innovations are improving lives and guarding against the impacts of climate change.

Study: Three Reasons People Don't (And Should) Use Range Hoods The research found that noise is a major factor, but so is homeowner ignorance about the importance of ventilating a modern home.

See How Building Science Was Used to Achieve Enhanced Efficiencies in Home Construction

The HP+ Wall System delivers up to R-34 in a 2x4 building construction configuration.
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Check out this video on how to deliver up to R-34 in a 2x4 building construction configuration.

Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash

The mainstream media has suddenly turned against the promised land of IOT-enabled future. Here's why they're wrong.
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Wired magazine just launched the latest tirade about how the Internet of Things is losing luster among consumers. "It’s enough to make you wonder whether it’s time to scrap the whole idea of smart things and get back to basics. After all, having to get out of bed to turn the heat down or switch off the lights is the ultimate First World problem."

A similar critical story appeared in Forbes last week, and now there are "anti" IOT websites popping up, including one called "internet of useless things."

Solar Canopies and a Cost Analysis of Low E Storm Windows

Green Builder Media's October 8, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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Solar Canopies: Detached Power Production for Home Patios Residential versions such as NRG's new Solar Haven Canopy bring what was once a commercial-only product down to scale.

New Building and Construction Materials: Back to the Future - The Minute

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Europe’s construction industry is looking at new building and construction materials, with the aim to cut carbon emissions and reduce energy consumption. The European ISOBIO project is researching sustainable materials to define the most effective materials, focus production on high-quality and credible insulation, and reduce overall costs.

Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash and More

Green Builder Media's October 1, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash The mainstream media has suddenly turned against the promised land of IOT-enabled future. Here's why they're wrong.

Bechtel's Smart Cities Guide: How To Transform Your City With Smart, Resilient Infrastructure

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Download Bechtel's #SmartCities Guide here!

This guide provides ideas on how to use smart, resilient infrastructure to help tackle the new and emerging challenges facing cities. It shows how solar energy, fuel cells, smart grids, green infrastructure and more can help to decentralize essential services, to offer the flexibility and adaptability so vital to cities.

Smart Cities Hold the Key

Intelligent, connected, adaptable cities offer solutions for a growing and shifting population.
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While there are always a litany of disquieting world events happening at any given time, I find myself particularly troubled by two recent headlines: the uncontrolled wildfires raging throughout California and the refugee crisis in Europe. While both of these tragic situations are devastating in and of themselves, I’m deeply distraught by the striking reality that furious fires and mass refugee migrations are going to become common occurrences in our future.

Drought Spurs Socially Responsible Investing and Meet R.O.B. the Robot

Green Builder Media's September 10, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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Drought Spurs Socially Responsible Investing At least there's one silver lining coming out of the California drought: Investors are waking up to their culpability in corporate behavior.

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