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A High-Performance Kitchen Makeover

Why do people drop serious money on kitchens they might use only a few times a year? It’s a question that’s gnawed at this home […]

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Philly Just Misses the Top 10 for Green Building

How green is Philadelphia? Pretty darn green, according to the researchers at CBRE and Maastricht University who produce the annual Green Building Adoption Index. But […]

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Laura Blau Rebuilds Her Dream House

Architect Laura Blau’s firm, BluPath, specializes in coming up with sustainable solutions to all sorts of design and construction problems. She was an early adopter […]

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When It Comes to Building, Color Us Medium Green

So how green is Philadelphia? Well, we have this huge 7,600-acre park and… That’s not the kind of green we’re talking about here. We’re talking […]

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From Farm to Table on Your Balcony

“Growing local” and “sustainable building” are both hot topics among the socially and environmentally conscious. Now a developer in Toronto is embarking on a venture […]

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Survey: Villanova Tops for Green Homes for Sale

Maybe homeowners hereabouts want to emulate the Eagles. Or maybe it’s because investments in green features pay off when it’s time to sell. Whatever the […]

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LEED Platinum Rehab Sells in Fairmount

The Slusher residence at 818 N. 27th St. in Fairmount is now the former Slusher residence, as the first LEED Platinum-certified rehabbed house in Pennsylvania […]