With the rise of mini split heat pumps in the U.S. market, manufacturers are in a race to offer the most efficient models.
Heating and cooling choices can make or break the energy efficiency, and affordability of a home.
Some of Seattle's top modern homes will be open for touring for a limited time on May 2, 2015, but if you can't make it, get a glimpse here.
As building codes require greater levels of efficiency, the building products industry is responding with innovations that will help make homes greener.
GREENGUARD-certified SPF products are a more environmentally conscious option for insulating and air sealing the home.
New standards for water heaters will force changes on homeowners, builders and plumbing contractors while saving tons of carbon dioxide emissions and energy at the same time.
Homeowners want to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living, but large sliding doors have not always been the most energy-efficient option.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, residential use accounts for more than one-fifth of the nation’s total energy consumption.
Cool roof products come in a variety of roof types, including metal, asphalt and built-up roofs as well as concrete tiles.
With the phase out of larger incandescent bulbs, homeowners and builders are turning to LED lighting for energy-efficient alternatives.