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The effects of our changing climate aren't just coming anymore, they are here. How and where we build has to change as well.
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An Australian report finds sustainable building is helping to create stronger and more prosperous communities.
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How to build on sites with expansive soils, high water tables and poor bearing capacity.
These 19 features must be incorporated into the building design to qualify for certification.
Whether you are building a home, you just bought a home, or you want some energy conservation tips for your apartment, it all starts here. Our tips below wil...