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The ADAPTHAUS is a prefabricated structure for young homeowners where modules can be added to accommodate lifestyle changes, then offloaded or repurposed.

Solar Decathlon Moves to Community-Based Building

Oct. 13, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the structure of the challenges, but the show goes on.
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CONDENSING TANKLESS WATER HEATERS

Weekly Product Gallery: Vesta, Johnson Controls, Lenova, Harris Products, Flomatic, Webstone

June 2, 2020
This week's gallery highlights condensing tankless water heaters; a push-on coupling pipe-joining system; a faucet with an ozone generator; a zinc aluminum alloy for brazing pipe...
Les Nelson (left) and Lance MacNevin introduce an educational session at AHR 2019. Photo: Steve Spaulding
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IAPMO’s Vice President of Advanced Energy Programs Les Nelson Passes Away

May 29, 2020
Nelson joined IAPMO in January 2012, bringing extensive industry knowledge and experience to The IAPMO Group’s rapidly expanding solar energy profile.
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IAPMO USHGC and USPSHTC Code Change Monographs Now Available

April 3, 2020
Proposed changes to Uniform Solar, Hydronics & Geothermal Code and Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa & Hot Tub Code.
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Illinois Opens State's First Net Zero Government Building

Oct. 22, 2019
The Countryside Municipal Complex will produce as much energy annually as it uses
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ICC-SRCC Expands Solar Water Heater Certification Programs

Sept. 4, 2019
Certifications to CAN/CSA solar thermal standards now recognized in Canada.
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Aiming High, Greenbuild 2018 Closes with New Initiatives, Updates

Nov. 21, 2018
Looking to raise the global Living Standard, USGBC gathered in Chicago to explore the connection of the built environment to climate change, health, human rights and equity.
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Virginia Tech Partners With Accuride Intl. To Reimagine Smart Living

Nov. 9, 2018
FutureHAUS will be the only U.S. entry in the Global Solar-Home Competition set for Dubai, Nov. 14-29.
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Geothermal and Solar Combine in Net-Zero Community

Oct. 10, 2018
Homeowner Energy Bills Drop from $300 to $20 per month.
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PROPEX CONNECTIONS FOR WATER SERVICE

Weekly Product Gallery: Uponor, American Standard, Wilo, California Faucets, FLIR and Grohe

July 24, 2018
This week’s gallery highlights these new plumbing products: a line of PEX connections for water service; a bath faucet collection inspired by Queen Anne furniture; two solar borehole...