The staff of EcoHome Magazine say they're sick of all the hype surrounding Earth Day. Too many green-building companies buy into the sensationalism, they argue, when they'd be better off treating April 22 as a day like any other and simply being honest about their product's benefits. "Building a high-performance home -- one that lasts long, promotes healthy living, and saves energy -- makes sense every day of the year," they note.

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