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Bright ideas: UNCC professor enlightens Charlotte building design (access required)

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Daylight is good. Builders, developers and architects don’t need a longhair professor with fancy gadgets and computer programs to tell them that the sun is handy for construction workers to see with, that it is a major reason why windows exist, that it warms and illuminates the insides of structures.

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JCB Urban, nonprofits partner to help neighborhood (access required)

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The Elizabeth Heights homes — which will largely be three-bedroom, 2 1/2-bath houses in the 1,500-square-foot range, according to building permits — will sell for about $110,000 to $130,000, said Don Gately, executive director of Crossroads Corp. for Affordable Housing.

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