Homebuyers everywhere are usually faced with the problem of where to buy, when to buy and should they buy a new home or and older one.
An innovative home performance pilot program is increasing insight into the most cost-effective ways to maximize energy savings in residential new construction.
Whether it’s upgrading to a smart thermostat, planting vegetation in the right area or installing solar panels, the company points out, there are always ways to conserve energy.
Originally developed in Germany, the Passive House building standard has been gaining ground in North America, but many building professionals felt it did not offer enough flexibility for the diverse climate zones.
Small problems can add up to big energy bills if you don't take care of them right away.
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has introduced an online resource for homeowners who care about the comfort, health and safety of their homes.
If you're in the market for a new system for an existing home or a new home, here are a few things you should know.
The argument that an increase in renewable energy in the United States means more expensive electricity has pervaded the debate on renewables versus fossil fuels for decades.
An extensive remodeling job on a 1920s home in an Atlanta suburb could be Georgia's first Passive House project.
A new program is bringing energy efficiency monitoring to the underserved affordable housing sector.
The challenge is set in place to promote the utilization of the HERS Index and energy efficient home building in the US and Canada.
The Energy Star Home Advisor tool will recommended, customized and prioritized home-improvement projects to save energy and money.
Appraisers have a new tool to evaluate the values of commercial buildings' energy efficient features.
A new mixed-use planned community in Austin, Texas, aims to have 7,500 homes built to net-zero standards.
As temperatures plummet, many Americans will be looking for ways to stay comfortable and warm this winter, but not all U.S. cities were created equal when it comes to their cozy factor.