Moreland on Trapp, a beautiful, architectural dream of a home located in Miami, Fla., recently earned LEED Platinum for Homes status, due in part to the use of high-performance windows and doors throughout the structure.
Students in a residential energy technology program are using temperature/humidity loggers to scientifically track green building practices.
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.
Sacrificing home aesthetics for storm safety is a thing of the past.
An innovative home performance pilot program is increasing insight into the most cost-effective ways to maximize energy savings in residential new construction.
Originally developed in Germany, the Passive House building standard has been gaining ground in North America, but many building professionals felt it did not offer enough flexibility for the diverse climate zones.
To adapt the European Passive House standard to North American markets, PHIUS (Passive House Institute US) will launch the new PHIUS+ 2015 passive building standard.
Composite structural insulated panels uses a polymer skin bonded to rigid polyurethane foam for an airtight, continuously insulated wall system.
For the greatest potential return on investment, homeowners should choose upgrades instead of major remodeling projects, according to the Appraisal Institute.
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.
Now accepting video entries, the hugely popular annual Living Spaces Home Makeover Contest encourages homeowners to creatively showcase their wish lists for a dream house exterior redesign.
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.