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KB Home’s West L.A. Condominiums Certified to LEED-Platinum

Located in the walkable Playa Vista neighborhood, the 52-unit Primera Terra building includes energy- and water-efficient products and indoor-air-quality-boosting features. More

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New + Notable

20 products for green-built homes, including an electric-vehicle charging station, an energy management system, and insulated framing. More

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BUILDER's Concept Home 2011 Caption Test

KB Home builds a net zero residence for average Americans with the Martha Stewart touch. More

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Burning Questions for the Next Decade

The answers to these tough questions will shape the home building industry's future. More

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BUILDER's Concept Home 2011

KB Home builds a net-zero residence for average Americans with the Martha Stewart touch. More

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The New American Home 2011

For the first time in its 28-year history, The New American Home had a homeowner attached from the start. More

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Obtainable Target

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to spend a lot of green to build green. More

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Apartment Building Energy Benchmarking Efforts Slowly Gain Steam

While the EPA is happy with the uptick in Portfolio Manager adoption among the multifamily set thus far, a data set robust enough for true comparative analyses and benchmarking of the energy usage of multifamily property types is likely still a ways off. More

Climate Change Bill May Impact Multifamily

The climate change bill currently before Congress has several provisions with big implications for the multifamily industry. The good news is that bill calls for federal incentives to be available to market-rate multifamily owners for retrofitting existing buildings to improve their energy efficiency. But there's also a lot of related uncertainty. More

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Green Products From the 2009 International Builders' Show

Four of the Builders' Show's many eco-friendly products. More

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