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Demonstration project showcases hydrogen heating for homes

The hydrogen-fuelled boilers Boiler manufacturers Baxi Heating and Worcester Bosch have installed hydrogen burning boilers at ‘HyStreet’, in specially built demonstration houses at DNV GL’s specialist test site at Spadeadam in Northumberland. The site has been used to complete more than 200 tests, researching and proving the safety of converting homes and gas networks to …

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How to make green building a profitable business strategy

Green Fever. It seems everybody has it these days. The question is, how much of the green frenzy is media hype — a feel-good, save-the-environment story that has everyone jumping on board — and how much has merit from a homebuilding business perspective? For those interested in the dollar-to-dollar return-on-investment associated with building green, most …

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Checks & Balances

1992: It’s the Economy, Stupid 2003: More Housing, Stupid By Timothy L. Coyle CBIA Senior Vice President/Governmental Affairs “It’s the economy, stupid!” Popularized by the Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign team in 1992, this term conveyed to the electorate at the time two key political messages: 1) that (in those recessionary times) people were hurting; and …

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