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Living roof and solar panels at Jackson Hole vacation home

These 6 Energy-Efficient Homes Soak Up the Sun

As tech breakthroughs make solar a more efficient and economic energy solution, take a look at this array of houses using cutting-edge solar collection methods.
August 20, 2015
Modern home with solar roof panels by Sharp

An Energy Expert Explains How Solar Power Could De-Carbonize the Grid at Basically No Cost

Hal Harvey, the head of clean energy think tank, Energy Innovation, shares his vision for the future of solar power.
August 18, 2015
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As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar

Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
August 16, 2015
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A Custom, LED-Lit Slide Twists Through This Family-Friendly Vacation Home

A young family builds a Wyoming retreat filled with playful details from top to bottom.
July 11, 2015
Modern sustainable house by the beach

8 Green Beach Getaways

These homes take advantage of their sunny, breezy locations and incorporate a multitude of green living strategies.
June 11, 2015
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Plugged-In Prefab Collects Weather Data to Conserve Energy

Easy-to-assemble wooden modules and home automation systems make this Serra d'Espadà residence as sustainable as it is smart.
April 14, 2015
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5 Homes that Make Going Off-the-Grid Look Good

From a mindful cabin in the Ozarks to an isolated retreat in the eastern Washington desert, these five homes show that great design can exist totally off-the-grid.
April 1, 2015
In Los Angeles, a technology entrepreneur turned residential developer introduces a new line of modern, LEED-certified prefab houses.

9 Energy-Efficient Prefab Homes

Prefabrication can be used to solve anything from budget concerns to building obstacles. Packed with a range of sustainable features, these prefab homes tackle environmental issues, too.
August 7, 2014
Current Table

A Table That Charges Your iPhone

Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.
March 18, 2014