A community of 20 zero net energy houses will be built as part of an energy use evaluation project in California.
A home under construction in Papamoa, New Zealand, has become the first in the country to achieve the highest possible rating of 10 Homestar.
Home Innovation Research Labs has certified 50,000 homes under the NGBS Green Certification Program.
A multifamily rental property in New Jersey will receive an interest rate reduction on its Fannie Mae loan due to LEED certification. Fannie Mae said the the first loan to close with its Multifamily Green Building Certification Pricing Break will...
The modern Austin farmhouse is in keeping with the city’s “Imagine Austin” development plan and the McMansion ordinance that limits the size and configuration of new homes in central Austin.
Buying a green home can be more complicated, so here are some questions you should ask to make the transaction go smoothly.
The WER index will offer a rating system for water efficiency similar to the HERS Index for energy efficiency for homes.
One of the hurdles in adoption of green building practices is informing consumers about the long-term benefits of energy-efficient homes.
As more energy efficient homes are built, HVAC contractors need guidance in specifying the right system for the home.
The fifth annual CT Zero Energy Challenge featured 11 new homes from across the state exemplifying high-efficiency design that best utilized innovative building techniques and new technology intended to lower energy use to near- or net-zero.
Surveys indicate that efficiency is among the most-wanted features of home buyers and that builders are responding to this demand.
Students in a residential energy technology program are using temperature/humidity loggers to scientifically track green building practices.
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.