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  Who's the most influential person in a real estate development? The architect, the owner, the builder...? What about the developer? Real estate developers are often seen as the bad guys, out to make a bunch of money without really caring about the quality of homes or lifestyles resulting from their work. Steve Glenn's philosophy ... [Read more]

What's the link between durability and sustainability? Brett Little explains that there's no point in building a zero energy house, if it only lasts a few years. The Green Home Institute is focussed on empowering people to make healthier and more sustainable places to live. Working closely alongside the the USGBC, the Green Home Institute offers ... [Read more]

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