The 8-acre Grow Community is the largest planned solar community in Washington state, with ultra-efficient, net-zero energy homes, neighborhood gardens and green spaces, healthy transportation options and other sustainable features.
As the Proud Green Home of St. Louis rises on the wooded lot, the homeowners are looking forward to the day their family can move in.
Today homes are priced based on size or square footage, number of rooms, size of acreage, if any, and location. A house with upscale finishes and updates can command a better price or faster sale time. But which improvements pay off?
Consumers are beginning to understand the value in high performance building, and as the housing market recovers green builders are seeing the benefits.
As environmentally friendly, “green” homes become a larger part of the homebuilding landscape, San Francisco-based Houseplans.com, is helping bring that trend to life.
The ReNEWW House is a multi-year research project in which a 1920s vintage home is retrofitted into a net-zero energy, water and zero-waste-to-landfill structure.
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.
Visitors can get the inside scoop from homeowners on what it’s like to live in a modern home, and talk to the architects to find out where they got their inspiration.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis is under construction to deliver sustainable benefits to its owners and to educate and inspire building professionals and consumers about the benefits of building and living green.
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