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ENR 2011 Square Foot Costbook Published

November 12th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

Engineering News-Record (ENR) has published the 2011 edition of the ENR Square Foot Costbook. For builders, contractors, and do-it-yourselfers who wish to stay on top of their projects,


Low-cost Compressed Earth Block Manufacturing Introduced

October 26th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

This October, a group of international business people gathered to observe a portable compressed earth block (CEB) press called the 714 Dynabloc Press co-developed and manufactured by Iowa-based Vermeer Corporation in conjunction with Faith Tech Connect (FTC)


SoloPower Receives First UL Certification for Flexible Solar Panels

September 8th, 2010 | by Summer Minor

Solar panels for homes are generally hard, solid structures that require mounting. SoloPower, a company that makes portable polar chargers, has broken the mold with new flexible panels. The company has received the first every UL Certification for their flexible, CIGS modules


Here’s Looking at Composting Waterless Toilets

August 25th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

For those considering building without a septic tank or access to a sewer line, it might be time to look at composting alternatives, especially if putrid smells can be avoided. Swedish-based BioLet has manufactured waterless toilets for 35 years



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