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Retrofits

Built to Last: Proposition 39 and California's Schools

Kate Gordon | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Kate Gordon

Washington, take note: if our nation physically crumbles, our status as a world leader crumbles too. It's time to take action.

An Interview With Empire State Building's Anthony Malkin: Bike Racks and Showers Won't Change the World

Michael P. Owens | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Michael P. Owens

The Empire State Building has become an inspiration and model for energy efficiency retrofits around the world.

Feds Get Fashionably Hip Office Space

Molly Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Molly Miller

The words "government office building" may bring to mind visions of Franz Kafka's notorious clerks' office. Endless rows of literally gray partitions....

Can Retrofits Help Us Get Off Oil? Yes.

Lane Wesley Burt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lane Wesley Burt

There is no rational basis for pursuing dangerous drilling while so much of the energy we use in our homes continues to literally leak out with no benefit.

Home Star Takes Another Step Forward

Lane Wesley Burt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lane Wesley Burt

While this development on the Hill certainly doesn't mean Home Star will become law, it does mean that the proposal is positioned as well as possible to move forward, enjoying support from members of both parties.

A Green Cure for the Blues

Stephen Cowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stephen Cowell

Now that it has passed the House of Representatives with flying colors (246 to 161), we are thisclose to making Home Star a reality. This is the plan...