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Structural insulated panels

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Structural insulated panels, also called SIPs, foam-core panels or stress-skin panels, are significantly more airtight than stud walls.

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Energy efficient kitchen remodel

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This kitchen remodel features a new window, energy-efficient lighting, new appliances and side-wall insulation.

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Building an energy-smart house

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Hear from real homeowners and builders who made energy efficiency a priority.

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Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity is an organization that provides simple, sturdy homes. Learn how energy efficiency is a key factor in building these homes.

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Framing options

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You have energy efficient and sustainable options when it comes to framing your new home.

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Aging in place

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Using universal design principals, your home can adapt to your changing lifestyle needs.

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Historic preservation

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A preservation expert shares how to restore an older home economically and energy efficiently.

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Trombe wall

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Using the sun's stored energy to heat your home reduces your conventional energy consumption.

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Finding an energy-smart builder

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An energy-smart builder will help you make the right choices for your family and lifestyle.

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