A new net-zero-ready home development uses a cost-effective approach to deliver domestic drinking water and geothermal heating and cooling.
As building codes come to include lighting requirements, LED manufacturers are bringing to market lighting for builders and remodelers.
Although weather damage from natural disasters is devastating to a home, there can be beautiful renovations that come as a result.
At the Proud Green Home of St. Louis Muddy Boots tour in September, Steve Loos, staff vice president of Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri, discussed the growing market for high performance homes in the region.
To make it easier for builders to offer high performance homes, the Environments for Living program provides a roadmap for green building.
Before the drywall goes up and this green home's high performance systems are hidden, go behind the scenes of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis.
To make it easier for consumers to go green, appliance manufacturers are building sustainability into their products from the factory floor to the laundry room and kitchen.
Take control of home energy costs by using high-performance, energy-efficient windows and doors in your home.
If you recycle, if you watch your water consumption, if you carry your own bag to the grocery store and you minimize your purchases of plastics, you’re putting in a lot of time and energy to watch your impact on the environment. That’s why it should bother you when your appliances don’t live up to the standards you set.
Following the success of the first Proud Green Home, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis, a sustainable home designed to meet an array of green building standards, is under construction to inspire and educate the market nationwide about the benefits of building green homes.