Under the new regulations that took effect April 16, 2015, water-heating options for contractors of new and existing homes will vary dramatically.
Buying a green home can be more complicated, so here are some questions you should ask to make the transaction go smoothly.
Two Elite Care senior living communities using modular construction were certified as LEED Platinum.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honored 128 businesses and organizations in 33 states with the Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award.
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.
Homebuyers looking for an affordable green modular home should look for ISO 140001 certification – and there's only one U.S. manufacturer that has it.
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.
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.
To adapt the European Passive House standard to North American markets, PHIUS (Passive House Institute US) will launch the new PHIUS+ 2015 passive building standard.