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Oh, Those Sexy Building Codes!

Oh, Those Sexy Building Codes

Buried deep within the 1,428-page Waxman-Markey climate bill (H.R. 2454: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009) passed by the House and now on the Senate floor, is Section 201, pages 320-348. It is this section that makes H.R. 2454 worth passing. More

Are 100 New Nuclear Plants the Answer?

Are 100 New Nuclear Plants the Answer?

How much energy could we deliver by building 100 new nuclear power plants in the U.S. by 2030? More

Edward Mazria Receives Hanley Award

Edward Mazria Receives Hanley Award

Architect and champion of building energy efficiency Edward Mazria was named this year’s winner of The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. Mazria was selected from among 18 distinguished nominees by a panel of judges that comprised Michael J. Hanley, president of The Hanley Foundation; Frank Anton, CEO of Hanley Wood; Steven Winter, FAIA, president of Steven Winter Associates; Allison Ewing, AIA, principal of Hays + Ewing Design Studio; and Sarah Susanka, FAIA, principal of Susanka Studios. More

14x Stimulus Plan

14x Stimulus for State and Local Governments

What if there was a way for states, cities, and counties to leverage each $1 of federal stimulus money spent to generate $14 of private spending, create 14 times the number of jobs, reimburse the federal government $3, and get $1 back to boot? Well, there is a way, the ‘14x Stimulus’ plan. More

House Committee Testimony

Edward Mazria Testifies Before House Committee

On June 11, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee invited Edward Mazria to give testimony before the Subcommittee on Housing and Community on building efficiency and job creation measures in the Green Act of 2009 (H.R. 2336). More

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