Usually the vision of their owners, LEED certified homes are hitting the real estate market across the country.
One of the hurdles in adoption of green building practices is informing consumers about the long-term benefits of energy-efficient homes.
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 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.
One of the roadblocks to valuing high performance homes is to reflect the lower utility costs and durability of a home in the appraisal.
An extensive remodeling job on a 1920s home in an Atlanta suburb could be Georgia's first Passive House project.
The challenge is set in place to promote the utilization of the HERS Index and energy efficient home building in the US and Canada.
A behind-the-scenes account of designing and building an award-winning green home.
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.
Residents of energy efficient apartments save an average of $54 a month, or $648 annually, on their electricity bills, according a Housing Virginia study.
Aiming to be the first LEED v4 Platinum home, and created in collaboration with LivingHomes, Make It Right and the International Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Insititute, the home will be presented to Make It Right Foundation for placement in...
When Michael and Emily Kuentz found out they were transferring from Fort Worth to St. Louis, they knew they wanted to build a new home that was healthy for their family.
Homebuyers near the Sacramento River in California's Delta can choose from three living-space designs in new net-zero home developments. Trilogy by Shea has unveiled eight new floor plans, as well as an entirely new model gallery for attendees to experience...
On July 1, updated building standards designed to get more energy savings from new and existing residential and nonresidential buildings took effect in California.