March 17, 2015

Going Green on St. Patrick’s Day

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It’s not just about green gear and beer on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s also about green housing.  As HUD marks its 50th anniversary this year, advancing goals for sustainable and healthy homes are at its forefront. HUD has taken actions to encourage the use of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly designs and conservation. 

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June 3, 2013

Sustainability in Indian Country

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The intersection of housing and culture is brought into clear focus in this series of videos highlighting new sustainable housing projects in four Native American communities. Among the projects depicted is the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Housing Authority, which designed the energy-efficient Teekalet Village to preserve the cultural importance of fishing and waterways.  Adjacent to […]

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March 22, 2013

It’s Easy Being Green

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With apologies to Kermit the Frog, attendees at HUD’s Green Academy in Montana not only had the unique opportunity to learn how to “be green” from renowned industry experts, but also were able to share some of the great things that are already happening here in regards to green building, specifically focusing on what works […]

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