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Can We Build in a Brighter Shade of Green? by Tom Zeller Jr.

Tom Zeller Jr. 9/25/10
NORWICH, Vt.
WHEN Barbara Landau, an environmental and land-use lawyer in suburban Boston, was shopping for insurance on the energy-efficient home she and her husband were building in the woods just outside of town here, she was routinely asked what sort of furnace the home would have.
“None,” she replied.
Several insurers declined coverage.
“They just [...]