Grow Community blooms with solar power and intergenerational design

The 8-acre Grow Community is the largest planned solar community in Washington state, with ultra-efficient, net-zero energy homes, neighborhood gardens and green spaces, healthy transportation options and other sustainable features.

Houston modern homes open their doors

Visitors can get the inside scoop from homeowners on what it’s like to live in a modern home, and talk to the architects to find out where they got their inspiration.

Go behind the walls of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis incorporates a wide variety of advanced building science techniques and products designed to deliver a high-performance home.

Prefab house book gives global perspective on green building phenomenon

For anyone considering a green home project, take time out to consider the fast-growing world of prefab and systems built homes. With her new book Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes around the Globe, author Sheri Koones opens the door on this global phenomenon.

Recycled storage lockers become new smart home

A recycled storage building is now a luxury residence connected with smart home technology.

Florida development brings net zero homes to the mass market

A 148-home central Florida development may be the sign that net-zero living has gone mainstream.

Michigan's 1st Passive House wins Fine Homebuilding Award

A Maine architectural firm designed Michigan's first Passive House that was named best energy-smart home of 2014.

Green remodel earns EarthCraft Platinum

The 3 bed, 3 bathroom split level in an Atlanta neighborhood underwent a renovation to achieve EarthCraft Platinum certification.

9 Themes of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

To show the advantages of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe Proudgreenhome.com, and the builders, created a gallery-like experience inside the home. This slideshow shares the art for each theme, and explains what they meant.

Proud Green Home opens its doors

The EarthCraft platinum Proud Green Home at Serenbe opened its doors to educate and inspire homeowners and the construction industry on green home building. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.

Modernist Green Makeover

A 1938 Modernist masterpiece was rescued from ruin with a major renovation. The project honored historic details but added upgrades such as a geothermal heat pump, spray foam insulation.

Steel panel home rises

Blue Sky Building Systems teamed with architect Jim Jennings to create the Desert 2 steel house made with panels fabricated offsite. It was built in 5 months and incorporates a variety of sustainable building techniques.

Log homes blend sustainably grown timber and hi-tech solutions

True North Log Homes uses sustainably grown timber for its homes and incorporates building techniques to ensure a tight thermal envelope. Here's a look at the Citadel III floor plan.

Honda launches smart green home to integrate electric vehicle charging

A demonstration home by Honda will showcase the technology behind net-zero energy living, including a vehicle charging station powered by solar panels.

Homebuilder brings Energy Star-rated homes to the masses

Since 2010 Grayhawk homes has exclusively built Energy Star rated homes in Georgia, Alabama and Iowa, in prices from the $110s to the $350s. The company is working to bring high-performance homes to the value-oriented home buyer.

Building Science behind the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Take a look at some of the building science techniques behind the walls of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. The home is designed to be 55 percent more energy efficient than a home built to the minimum energy code requirements.

ProudGreenHome at Serenbe Construction Progess

Building professionals, green home advocates, residents and many others toured the pre-dry wall phase where builder Luis Imery presented some of the building science behind the walls.

New Denver development includes Energy Star-rated homes with solar power

Brookfield Homes as unveiled its "Home Evolved" line up of homes that deliver high performance as well as a high level of livability for active families.

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