One of the roadblocks to valuing high performance homes is to reflect the lower utility costs and durability of a home in the appraisal.
A new solar power financing system that offers solar power as a service is coming first to California and then expanding to other states served by Sunnova.
While indoor air pollutants are ranked among the top five environmental risks to public health, parents are not always aware of the steps they can take to make the air inside their homes cleaner for the families.
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has introduced an online resource for homeowners who care about the comfort, health and safety of their homes.
A new program is bringing energy efficiency monitoring to the underserved affordable housing sector.
Indoor air pollutants have been invisible, until now.
An average home with air conditioning releases nearly two tons of carbon dioxide into the air annually.
The lighting landscape continues to shift toward LED lighting as prices fall and more options come to the marketplace.
The Shore Road Project, built by Murphy Brothers Contracting, in Greenwich, Connecticut, recently was recognized as one of the most innovative projects in the country at the ICF Builder Awards.
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are designing a refrigerator that could cut energy use by up to 40 percent compared with current models.
For the first time, Energy Star certified clothes dryers are now available nationwide through major retailers.
Residents of energy efficient apartments save an average of $54 a month, or $648 annually, on their electricity bills, according a Housing Virginia study.
A typical solar photovoltaic energy system adds about $15,000 to the value of a home, according to a new study from the Lawrence Berkley Laboratory.
With the explosion of smart appliances, a recent survey found that consumers are looking for technology that's purposeful – not impractical.
The Energy Star Home Advisor tool will recommended, customized and prioritized home-improvement projects to save energy and money.