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Standby generators are getting smarter

As internet-connected technologies proliferate throughout the home, savvy homeowners expect to be able to control vital home systems. Generator manufacturers have begun rolling out mobile-app monitoring systems to reassure owners that their system is prepared for outages.

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What’s next for Energy Star?

Energy Star is a widely recognized energy efficiency program, but it’s one of dozens of programs that would be cut in President Trump's proposed budget, reports Grace Hood at NPR. Here’s how the construction industry is reacting to the proposal.

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The nationwide impact of California’s energy code

California’s strict energy rules are often a leading indicator for the rest of the country. Here are four things every contractor should know about the Golden State’s 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards.

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Tiny house, big experience

As technical school instructors in New Hampshire, Matt Towle and Mike Schofield want to train the next generation of construction pros. So they were eager when their local home builders association chapter presented an opportunity: build an entire tiny home with funding from the lottery.

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The surprising key to true furnace efficiency

It’s pretty easy to tell how efficient a propane furnace is. Just check the Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE), right? Not so fast, writes Allison Bailes in Energy Vanguard.

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Is virtual reality the future of home buying?

The technology is only in its infancy, but it could eventually make it easier for buyers to explore multiple floor plans and diminish the need for costly model homes.

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Should you convert your fleet to propane autogas?

For contractors and construction firms that put a lot of miles on their trucks, autogas can provide a quick ROI, substantial savings, and an excellent environmental story.

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Minnesota cabin is packed with modern comforts

By combining the strengths of geothermal and propane heating, this vacation home offers top-notch comfort and rapid climate control without sacrificing efficiency.

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An affordable alternative for jobsite power

When general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie began construction on a new 60-bed rehabilitation hospital, the firm had no access to temporary power on the site. Rather than renting a diesel generator, the project superintendent turned to a growing alternative: a mobile generator fueled by propane.

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Why Colorado’s most efficient home is heated by propane

Designing a heating system for such low demand is a unique challenge. So builder Andrew Michler kept it radically simply, using just a radiant loop and a propane water heater.

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