The Proud Green Home of St. Louis will host an open house with separate events for building professionals and consumers on Feb. 20 and 21, 2015 at the home outside of St. Louis.
A high performance home that incorporates three of the top green building certifications generates more energy than it uses.
The analytics tell us that readers found these stories of green building achievement to be the most compelling for the year.
Stephan Irgens, CEO and chief engineer of STEP Warmfloor, and Monica Irgens, president, gave ProudGreenHome.com an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the manufacturing, research & design, and logistics operations at the company's LEED-registered headquarters.
It’s a known fact there will be some waste associated with using building materials. One approach to minimizing both the amount of waste generated and the amount that gets dumped in landfills is to view housing as part of a broader manufacturing cycle.
Take a look back at some of the most popular video content for 2014 on ProudGreenhome.com, featuring the latest techniques and technology to help satisfy the hunger for knowledge regarding creating high performance homes.
In the latest version of the LEED rating system, there's a major emphasis on building product disclosure, and more companies are providing the information for their products to be eligible for LEED points.
The coming water shortage, solar power price drops, and performance-based building codes are among the top trends for 2014.
Changing homebuyer demographics are altering the housing market with more emphasis on multi-family residences compared to single family homes.
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A new net-zero-ready home development uses a cost-effective approach to deliver domestic drinking water and geothermal heating and cooling.
Starting April 16, 2015, new regulations go into effect for residential water heaters that influence how they are manufactured and installed.
In multiple studies across the U.S., homebuyers paid 10% to 14% more for homes with green certifications over comparable homes.
Take a look at the Top 10 blog posts for 2014 on ProudGreenHome.com.
Energy-efficient homes in Scotland are on the market less time and draw a higher selling price compared to less efficient homes, according to a study of more than 10,000 property sales.
As more homebuilders and buyers come to value the RESNET HERS Index Score, new policies will make the score a more powerful tool.
EPA recognized 17 apartment and condo buildings across the country for leading the industry in reducing energy use, increasing affordability, protecting public health, and combating climate change.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that it will allow LEED users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct. 31, 2016.
Durability is the most important characteristic associated with building products in general and “green” building products in particular, according to the findings of a blind survey of U.S. architects commissioned by PPG Industries.
Despite short-term price fluctuations, energy costs will continue to rise over the long term, driving greater interest in building that produce as much or more energy as they consume.
Aiming to be the first LEED v4 Platinum home, and created in collaboration with LivingHomes, Make It Right and the International Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Insititute, the home will be presented to Make It Right Foundation for placement in...
Five years ago, the Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE program was launched to make it easier for property owners to complete energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy projects that make buildings more valuable and sustainable.
Zehnder America starts local sourcing initiative using American manufacturing for its new ComfoFlex ducting and register boxes.
Jamboree Housing Corporation reports that, based on an internal review of its 2013 operating expenses, the combination of energy efficient design and advanced construction techniques used in its newer developments does, in fact, reduce utility costs.
Renewable resources will be part of the new Passive House Standards introduced by Dr. Wolfgang Feist, founder of the Passive House Institute of Darmstadt, Germany, The North American Passive House Network said.
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The Best of Building Awards celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building.