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Donald Trump says his border wall idea could be paid for by installing solar panels on it. The truth, however, is that the financial viability of such a project is far more complicated.
Everything that is fascinating about Sri Lanka is summed up in Galle, the timeless seaport at the southwestern tip of the island.
Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things: daycare facilities and easy access to public transportation.
The DOE Better Buildings Program saved organizations almost $2 billion in energy costs last year. Even Energy Secretary Rick Perry boasted about the program's success.
Tesla says its solar roofing tiles are ready for market -- and promises quite a payoff over the life of these next-gen solar roof systems.
U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a border wall have hit another snag. Engineers are now claiming that proposed sections of the project could violate a 50-year-old treaty signed between the U.S. and Mexico.
Coastal Florida's housing market could collapse even before sea-level rise becomes a huge problem. Threats to drinking water supplies and insurance companies' refusal to underwrite home policies are among the challenges this region must face sooner rather than later.
A Virginia-based company says its "granny pods," or tiny homes for the elderly, offer a cheaper and more comfortable alternative to skilled nursing facilities.
Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof - gone are those boxy aluminum mounts and glaring grid-line design.
Meandering through the Armenian Quarter in old Jerusalem was the undisputed highlight during my recent visit to Israel, as this small neighborhood says so much about the complexities of the Middle East.
GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And the automaker is partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find new homes for tons of old office furniture.
There are many reasons to visit Benicia, including the fact that it hosts the only one of the Golden State’s early capital buildings to survive – others in Monterey, San Jose and Vallejo no longer exist.