First net zero townhome complex meets its energy use goals

The zHome was the first net zero energy townhome complex in the United States, and two years of real data shows the homes actually produce as much energy as they use

1970s rancher undergoes high performance makeover

A dated 1970s era ranch home underwent a deep remodeling job and went on to win a top green building award and helped educate a community on green building.

Photos: Inside scoop on modern home living

Seven homes in Houston opened their doors for a Modern Home Tour to share inspiration and education about high performance homes.

System-built home is aiming for Passive House certification

This home, named the "Cech House", is expected to be the first pre-certified Passive House Institute U.S. residence in Michigan.

Family loves their high performance home remodel (photos)

"The kitchen and breakfast nook are the epicenter of the house, and we spend lots of family time there.”

Modern home tours show off architectural inspiration and cool houses

Los Angeles residents can explore that cool house down the block.

Take a peek behind the walls of high performance Passive House designs

An exhibit in Portland will reveal the latest building science behind some of the highest performing Passive Homes in the country.

Tiny House design secrets to living large in a small space

The tiny house movement continues to gather steam as more people come to realize they can live a fulfilling life in a small home that's less resource intensive to build and operate.

Award winning houses feature net-zero Texas home

Check out some of the top homes that represent the best of American residential architecture.

Make outdoor living a part of your green home design

Gone are the days of home interiors 
and exteriors being treated as separate spaces.

Seattle Modern Homes on parade

Some of Seattle's top modern homes will be open for touring for a limited time on May 2, 2015, but if you can't make it, get a glimpse here.

Florida LEED Platinum Home features impact resistant windows and doors

Moreland on Trapp, a beautiful, architectural dream of a home located in Miami, Fla., recently earned LEED Platinum for Homes status, due in part to the use of high-performance windows and doors throughout the structure.

Proud Green Home of St Louis opens its doors

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.

Modern design shapes award-winning high performance home

A high performance home that incorporates three of the top green building certifications generates more energy than it uses.

Slate appliance finishes inspire Hurricane Sandy rebuild

Although weather damage from natural disasters is devastating to a home, there can be beautiful renovations that come as a result.

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.

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