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March 17, 2008
Systems-Built Approach Reduces Wasted Materials, Nation's Building News (Click on Building Systems), March 17, 2008.
A new Guide to Green Building released by the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH) at the International Builders' Show in Orlando last month points to the advantages of building systems in using construction materials more efficiently.

March 7, 2008
PATH Case Study Looks at Project from Homeowner’s Viewpoint
PATH is taking a look at innovative home construction and remodeling projects from the consumer's point view, in order to understand what motivates them and what they are looking for in their new home.

March 1, 2007
Severe Weather Solutions: New Threats, New Technologies, Building Design and Construction, March 1, 2008.
Some other design recommendations put forth by the Washington, D.C.-based Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing include: Installing a deadbolt that penetrates well into the stud framing of the structure.Improving hinge strength by replacing hinge screws with longer screws that penetrate well into the stud frame. Installing additional head and foot bolt locks at the top and bottom of the door.

February 29, 2008
Green Roofs Added to PATH Tech Inventory
Green roofs, also called living or planted roofs, are one of the latest additions to the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing's Technology Inventory.

February 22, 2008
EnergyValue Housing Awards Honor PATH Partners
The NAHB Research Center presented the EnergyValue Housing Awards (EVHA) to builders who successfully demonstrate innovative approaches to energy-efficient construction and voluntarily integrate energy efficiency into the design, construction, and marketing of their new homes.

February 15, 2008
Whirlpool Corporation Honored as PATH Manufacturer Partner of the Year
PATH is proud to recognize Whirlpool Corporation with PATH Manufacturer of the Year Award, presented at a ceremony at the 2008 International Builders' Show.

February 14, 2008
PATH Offers Guide to Green
PATH has long advocated innovative technologies to improve the energy efficiency, durability, health, and comfort of America's housing. In the Guide to Green Building, PATH pulls together the essential principles of quality green practices in a comprehensive, easy-to-follow plan.

February 13, 2008
PATH Unveils New Concept Home Vision
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today unveiled its new vision for a sustainable, hurricane-resistant and energy-efficient home at the National Association of Home Builders' International Trade Show in Orlando.

February 2, 2008
PATH to Unveil Guide Through Green Building Buzz
With all of the buzz about green building, the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH) will give builders and remodelers some support with a Guide to Green Building to be unveiled at the 2008 International Builders' Show in Orlando, Florida.

January 25, 2008
Walk the PATH at the 2008 International Builders’ Show
International Builders' Show 2008 is rapidly approaching (February 13-16). With so much to do and so much to see at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, it may be difficult to decide what to do. So to help you figure it all out, PATH offers some recommendations.

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