KB Homes, one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, uses its high performance demonstration homes to refine the building practices and technologies that find their way into production homes.
The LEED for Homes Awards recognize projects, developers and homebuilders that have demonstrated outstanding leadership and innovation in residential green building.
Mid 20th-century modern homes have some of the coolest design out there but they are a train wreck in terms of energy efficiency.
The first speculative Emerald Star certified home in Seattle goes net zero energy with solar panels and innovative building science.
There are lots of questions surrounding green home certification programs, but there's one answer that may be better than all the others.
Some recent studies have questioned whether federal weatherization programs were good investments, delivering more value than the cost.
An exhibit in Portland will reveal the latest building science behind some of the highest performing Passive Homes in the country.
Cool roof certified roofing materials help reduce the heating load of a home, and can mimic any style.
Spray foam insulation helps homebuilders tackle tough installation challenges and deliver better energy efficiency.
It will be easier for homebuyers and realtors in Louisville, Kentucky, to find homes with green features and certifications