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Exterior, poolside of modern mansion in hills above Los Angeles by Landry Design Group

Los Angeles-based Landry Design Group collaborates with structural and civil engineers on hillside homes to determine if the best seismic reinforcement is concrete caissons sunk into the ground, or a mat-slab foundation in which the home’s weight is evenly distributed across the foundation. Photo: Erhard Pfeiffer

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Resilient design creates homes that can survive natural disasters and stay functional in the aftermath

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Lutron has updated its Caséta Wireless smart home system line.

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This Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat from Lennox lets homeowners make adjustments through an app from any smartphone or other compatible device.

Lutron’s Sivoia QS Wireless system offers convenient daylight control for new or

Lutron’s Sivoia QS Wireless system offers convenient daylight control for new or

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Lutron’s Sivoia QS Wireless system offers convenient daylight control for new or retrofit applications with ultra-quiet performance, precision shade alignment, and the elimination of communication wiring.

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Toll Brothers and EchoFirst announced that Echo solar systems will be deployed as the state-of-the-art energy management system within new Toll Brothers communities in Arizona. 

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Lutron’s Sivoia QS Wireless system offers convenient daylight control for new or retrofit applications with ultra-quiet performance, precision shade alignment, and the elimination of communication wiring.

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Lutron’s HomeWorks QS total home control system can reduce a home’s energy consumption by monitoring and controlling multiple systems in the home, including lighting, shades, HVAC, and even appliances.

Vroom central vacuum accessory, H-P Products, 101 best new products

Vroom central vacuum accessory, H-P Products, 101 best new products

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Vroom central vacuum accessory from H-P Products is the solution for everyday cleanups in high-traffic areas, storing up to 24 feet of hose in a 3-inch space-saving box design.

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BPI hits 25,000 home performance certifications

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The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) reached 25,000 active certifications this week, more than tripling its total number of professional certifications in the home performance and weatherization workforce in just 18 months

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FALL 2018

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A scientist and an accountant combine their varied skills in a sustainable building company

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