Adam Harrison Smith

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Harvard Academics Reveal Blueprint for Avoiding Stock Crashes

Good news for everyone waiting for a bubble to burst. Predicting sectorwide crashes in the equity market isn’t impossible.<p>That’s the conclusion of …

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Fixer Upper

Set aside money for a house repair fund.<p>So you’re pre-approved for a mortgage, and suddenly a home matching your criteria appears on the market. Then …

A Japanese style tiny house that's Passive House

We love Passive House or Passivhaus, the incredibly efficient building standard that sets an absolute limit on how much energy one can use per square …

These prefabricated mnmMOD wall panels could revolutionize the way we build

Imagine a building material that isn't only beautiful, but promotes energy efficiency, so you save money heating and cooling your home. Now imagine …

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Finance student’s stock picks are up in this bear market

<b>Brandon Dempster</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Finance major in the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University in New York.<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Long positions include Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Barrick Gold Corp. and Facebook Inc.; short positions include Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. and Consol Energy Inc.<p><b>The</b> …

Looking to buy a first home in Toronto? Good luck with that

In the city of Toronto, a couple with combined gross income of $120,000 can afford a house worth $657,563.<p>No, wait, it's actually $590,681. Or is it $736,450? The mortgage affordability calculators offered by banks – used in this example – differ somewhat in their methodology, but they have one …

Net-zero Unity home is a solar-powered prefab that pops up in just 3 days

1/20<p>Unity Home Greenbuild 2015<p>If you aren’t yet sold on factory-built housing, the gorgeous prefab Unity home may have what it takes to change your …

Corn for Home Heat: A Green Idea That Never Quite Popped

Burning kernels provides clean energy, but it takes muscle and increasingly more cash.<p>Takoma Park, Maryland—On an exceptionally frigid day in this Washington, D.C., suburb, a modest black stove in the Ikle-Khalsa family's living room was keeping the house warm. Every few seconds, it emitted a low …

Articles about most popular homes 2014 green on Dwell.com - Dwell

In 1892, when John Muir founded the Sierra Club, the only "web" he knew about was the kind spun by spiders, and social...<p>Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs suggests that we only think about fancy needs like self-actualization once we've managed the basics...<p>How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home …

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Passive Houses make science, not 'fancy finishes', the priority

Add $134 to monthly mortgage; Save $185 on energy costs<p>Spending more on better windows, insulation and air-tight building envelope construction means …

Sony needs to stop playing the victim

If you had suggested at the outset of 2014 that two guys who got their start on <i>Freaks and Geeks</i> would set off an international incident, most people would have thought you were nuts.<p>But here we are. As 2014 comes to a close, it's starting to look like one of the biggest stories of the year is going …

The 9 Most Electrifying Energy Stories Of 2014

By Jessica Leber3 minute Read<p>Very soon, it could cost less to install rooftop solar panels than to pay your utility bill in many U.S. states. And so …

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Zero-emissions house charges itself and your car

Gallery: Zero-emissions house charges itself and your car<p>Gallery: Zero-emissions house charges itself and your car<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>Architecture firm Snøhetta …

The future of houses

Milford architect unveils passive house<p>Published Dec 10, 2014 at 12:25 pm (Updated Dec 10, 2014)<p>Photos<p>Photos provided<p>SCRANTON — Milford-based …