Today's Residential Greenhouses: Grown with Efficiency and Imagination

This white paper takes a look at how residential greenhouses have evolved to become more efficient and identifies questions to keep in mind if you're considering one.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Solar Innovations


Factors to Consider in Choosing Windows for Your Home

The windows in a home play crucial dual roles: architectural style and performance. There are numerous factors to consider when selecting a window for your new or remodeled home. This white paper provides an overview of the window options that homeowners should consider when choosing windows for their home.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Ply Gem


Precision Engineering, Breathtaking Beauty and Environmentally Conscious Homes

Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright said, “No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could live together each the happier for the other.” This...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Lindal Cedar Homes


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Are you ready to buy a prefab green home like you a buy a car?

A Silicon Valley startup hopes to use technology to bring affordable, sustainable homes to market that can be ordered online and shipped to a prepared site.

Caribbean affordable housing project succeeds with SIPs

An affordable housing project in the Caribbean relied on innovative SIPs to meet the demands of the project and local building conditions.

Stylish shower heads save water every day

Save water with every shower with a new water saving design from Delta Faucet.

Low flow faucets combine style and water saving technology

Choosing a water-efficient faucet is one small, easy way to reduce water usage.

Durable countertops mimic natural materials without the maintenance

With new laminate finishes from Formica, it's easy to bring a touch of nature into any kitchen.

Versatile kitchen faucet delivers commercial functionality at home

Architects and designers, as well as consumers, are looking for kitchen faucets with an industrial-inspired spring spout – or pre- rinse spring faucet. And while commercial-grade options deliver on style, they often lack the functional conveniences homeowners want: like easy...

Powerful kitchen faucet spray saves water

Tackling dirty dishes in the kitchen can end up wasting a lot of water.

Eco friendly goals drive home and landscape design discussions

Resource conservation drives every customer conversation with Eco Minded Solutions, a green home builder and landscape architecture firm located in San Diego.

Touch feature opens kitchen cabinets with a nudge (video)

Cabinets from MasterBrand are available with a touch feature that makes opening and closing cabinets a hands-free operation.

Greenbuilder Q&A: Most homebuilders still lagging in building science

Designing a high performance home is as much a work of art as it is a science.

Connected kitchen cabinets support gadget charging (video)

If you're using an iPad for recipe book, it's not good to for it to shut down in the middle of supper.

Options expand for cool roof colors and synthetic slate with natural appeal

Options for durable, no maintenance roof products with the look of natural slate and wood are expanding.

Green home project concentrates on comfort (video)

While energy efficiency grabs the headlines, it's the daily living that makes a green home successful.

New kitchen cabinets match the hot cool gray style (video)

Kitchens are becoming the cool place to congregate with hot new gray style trends.

Mass market builder Pulte developing zero net energy home prototype

Pulte says it is the largest builder to participate in a pilot aimed at building new homes to achieve maximum energy efficiency and utility grid load reduction.

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