How Utilities and Home-Builders are Teaming Up to Boost Solar

September 4, 2011 by  
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Putting solar on new residential buildings is a win-win-win situation, but not an easy one to achieve: One development outside of Sacramento, Calif., shows how builders, utilities and cleantech companies can make it happen.

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Obama To Announce "Cash For Caulkers" Program

March 2, 2010 by  
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President Obama is set to announce a new residential renovation funding program that they call a “triple win”: a jolt to the sickly construction industry, saving Americans money on their energy bills and reducing dependence on oil and other fossil fuels. Last month they might have called it a “quadruple win” and mentioned greenhouse gas reductions, but they don’t do that any more, Senator Inhofe would complain. If they do it right, the six billion dollar program can create a lot of jobs; caulking and sealing is labor intensive, and can put a lot of people to…

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The Trials and Terrors of Insect Life as Captured by Marta Grzesiak (Slideshow)

March 2, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Marta Grzesiak With hard bodies, iridescent colors, segmented eyes, pairs and pairs of wings, and, let’s not forget, wings—It’s hard to imagine creatures more dissimilar to ourselves than insects. Yet, when we take a close look, we can see that the lives of insects follow many of the same patterns as our own: We all eat, mate, and eventually die. Whether you see the similarities or not, the macrophotography of Marta Grzesiak will leave you with a new impression of insect life

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