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Ice Box Challenge Shows Off a Better Way to Keep Cool in the Summer

In case you missed it: The city and state building codes both just got updated to reflect advances in building technology that will save you […]

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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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How Passive Houses Yield Aggressive Savings

How do you keep warm in your home in the winter? Do you crank the thermostat in the hall up past 78 so you can […]