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Landscape Architects Argue That Sustainable Design Results In Net-Zero Homes

September 28th, 2017 | by Carolyn Fortuna

Landscape architects and clean tech? Sounds like the old nature-versus-society conundrum, doesn't it? Well, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) says that homeowners can implement cutting-edge methods so that residential landscapes support the environment — no matter the location or property size. And the ASLA is backing up its argument with a series of free online sustainable design guides to help spread understanding about sustainable and resilient residential practices


New Test House to Generate More Energy than It Uses

September 17th, 2012 | by Joshua S Hill

They'll call anything a laboratory these days. The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) last week unveiled its new "house," which will serve as a testbed to demonstrated that a stereotypical suburban home can generate as much energy as it needs to run in a year



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