Illinois leads the Top 10 list of states for LEED green building

The per-capita list highlights states throughout the country that are making significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation.

Top 10 residential design trends for the next 10 years

Functionality, accessibility, and sustainability will remain strong trends in residential design trends over the next 10 years.

Study: zero net energy homes expected to boom in North America

While North America leads, the zero net energy homes market is gaining momentum in Europe and Asia Pacific as well, according to a new report.

Next generation of low VOC paint is quick-drying and low odor

For homeowners and builders concerned about indoor air quality, there's a new choice for low-VOC paint for interiors and exteriors.

Survey: Which home remodeling projects pay off?

High-dollar upscale remodeling projects pay off the most when it comes time to value the house for sale, according to the 29th annual Cost vs. Value Report.

ERVs support Passive House brownstone retrofit

As more homes strive to meet Passive House and other tough building standards, whole house mechanical ventilation plays a larger role in delivering a comfortable, durable home.

Next generation devices deliver smart home solutions (video)

From security and access solutions to HVAC controls, smart devices are making homes safer, more convenient and more energy efficient.

Affordable housing complex earns LEED with solar power and water heating

The LEED Platinum status was achieved, in part, thanks to the solar water heating and solar photovoltaic systems.

Don't let winter stop your home remodeling plans

Winter can be a great time to undertake a major home remodel, with contractors preferring working in the snow over working in the rain.

Passive House in Scranton becomes the 112th certified in North America

A Passive House is the most stringent building energy standard in the world, and uses 80 percent less energy than conventional homes.

Smart home battery system reaches US market

Homeowners don't have to wait for Tesla's Powerwall for a smart battery system as the sonnenBatterie units hit the market.

3 new ways to stop plumbing problems with smart technology (video)

Smart and connected home technology is delivering on promises to help reduce wasted water.

Market for indoor environmental and air quality technologies expected to boom

The demand for new indoor environmental and air quality technologies that improve conditions while decreasing ventilation volumes and energy use is expected to exceed $7 billion by 2024.

Smart green house concept promotes a sustainable lifestyle

A full spectrum of stylish, energy-efficient products integrate into all the environments of a consumer's daily life.

The 10 trendiest options in sustainable bath tile décor

Make a difference for the environment and live in a home that is trendy, and with these ten options, you can do exactly that.

When is it time to call a professional roofer?

Don't let your roof problems reach proportions that will require superhero powers to repair.

RESNET 2016 conference gathers home energy experts

At the 2016 RESNET Building Performance Conference, home energy experts will gather to discuss home energy ratings, existing home retrofits, building codes and energy policy.

What are your kitchen and bath design preferences?

From urban renters to first-time homeowners, kitchen and bath design preferences can vary but quality and appearance rank supreme.

Smart thermostat links to weather forecasts to adjust home comfort

Imagine your home's heating and cooling system adjusting to the weather for the day. Feel a cold snap? Your home heats up accordingly.

Survey: more single female baby boomers buying new homes

Being single isn't stopping female baby boomers from investing in their dream homes.

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