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    SOLAR-POWERED FACTORY

    The new manufacturing plant for Hayward Building Systems, recently opened in Santa Maria, California, may not look like much from the street, but its energy conservation performance marks it as a leader in modern factory design.

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    SUBURBAN RENEWAL

    Two years ago I moved into a modest, 1950s-era, one-story house. From the beginning, my intention has been to make better use of on-site resources such as sun, rain, and soil while using the existing house and property as points of departure for my own local suburban renewal project. A primary strategy of "permaculture" central to this work is to develop what I call "chains of benefits," when single actions produce multiple positive outcomes.

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    Even Wind Direction Is Factor in 11m Campus Building — The NorthEast, 2002.0901

    Gehry Drops Plans to Relocate to Playa Vista — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0830

    Seattle's First Residential Net-Metered PV System — Con.Web, 2002.0829

    New Lighting, Heating Systems Reap Big Energy Savings for Washington Air Force Base — Con.Web, 2002.0829

    Energy-Saving Software Product Garners BPA C&RD Endorsement — Con.Web, 2002.0829

    LEED for Commercial Interiors Begins Pilot Testing — U.S. Green Building Council press release, 2002.0823

    Local Building Councils are Guided by Environmental Principles — ENN, 2002.0823

    Long Island Utility Considers Wind Farms in Ocean — Reuters at ENN, 2002.0822

    Proper Lighting Helps Adults Maintain Independence — AARP Andrus Foundation press release, 2002.0820

    Hyogo/Architect Uses Wind to Generate Power — Daily Yomiuri, 2002.0819

    A Model of 'Green Building' — AP at The Herald, 2002.0816

    Second Firm Hired to Tackle Hilton Mold — The Honolulu Advertiser, 2002.0815

    'Heat Island' Tokyo Is in Global Warming's Vanguard — New York Times, 2002.0813

    Country's First Solar Wastewater Treatment Plant to Be Unveiled — Chemical Online, 2002.0813

    BOMA Workplace Performance Survey — BetterBricks, Summer 2002

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