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Something to Consider: Does the Smart Grid Create an “Energy Divide?”

April 11, 2014
National survey by SGCC explores smart grid awareness and digital accessibility among low-income consumers.
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Green Proving Ground Proves Its Ground

March 27, 2014
The Green Proving Ground program is paving the way for promising technologies into the sustainable built environment.
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Beautiful and Sustainable: Redwood

March 21, 2014

When asked about their choice of decking material, 75 percent of homeowners surveyed said that it’s important for their home’s deck to be eco-friendly, according to a recent survey commissioned by the California Redwood Association (CRA).

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Residential Energy Retrofits Equal Big Energy Savings

March 14, 2014
It's possible to save up to 50 percent in energy savings with deep energy retrofits in the home.
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White Single-Ply Roofing Membrane? Not So Fast!

February 27, 2014
Consider how night-time radiant cooling environments can cause detrimental moisture conditions affecting white single-ply roofing systems.
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Forecast: Wood Building Materials, Construction Price Growth by 2017

February 20, 2014
As construction and manufacturing growth continues, buyers throughout the economy will be affected as prices for key products and services rise.
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The Benefits of Using Recycled Furniture in Design Projects

January 24, 2014
In an age when people care most about their impact on the world, a repeated ideal is that materials used in a design project should be environmentally friendly.
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Top 10 Green Cleaning Events for 2014

January 7, 2014
Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group, released his Top 10 list of events from 2013 that are likely to accelerate the green cleaning movement in 2014.
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How to Save Commercial Building's Energy During Winter

December 19, 2013

Twelve energy-saving tips to keep your office warm during the winter months.  

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Seduced By the View?

December 6, 2013

Despite the demand for all-glass apartments and condos, residents are finding huge downsides to large glass windows. A study found that blinds cover more than half the windows on more than 75 percent of buildings surveyed. 

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2013 Top Products

In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.


Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.


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