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Modular homes

Modular home assembly in a factory

Modular homes are built in a factory under controlled conditions, then shipped to the homesite and placed on a permanent foundation.

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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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Geodesic domes

Geodesic dome home

A geodesic design uses interconnected triangles to create a strong, environmentally friendly structure.

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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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Insulated concrete forms

Insulated concrete forms in the ground

An insulated concrete form (ICF) system eliminates the cold drafts typical of wood-frame construction.

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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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Air quality and ventilation in new homes

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New, energy-efficient homes need new solutions to circulate and ventilate the air inside the home.

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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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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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