Many homeowners think ice dams are a fact of life in a cold climate, but that's not the case.
As more homebuilders and buyers come to value the RESNET HERS Index Score, new policies will make the score a more powerful tool.
The PPG Pittsburgh Paints brand named Blue Paisley, a lavish, almost-but-not-quite royal shade of blue as its 2015 Color of the Year.
Building with composite structural insulated panels can replace six building products while delivering a continuously insulated building envelope.
There is a desperate need for reasonably priced, high-R windows.
Despite short-term price fluctuations, energy costs will continue to rise over the long term, driving greater interest in building that produce as much or more energy as they consume.
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...
Renewable resources will be part of the new Passive House Standards introduced by Dr. Wolfgang Feist, founder of the Passive House Institute of Darmstadt, Germany, The North American Passive House Network said.
The $7 million Coastal Living Showhouse features a solar power system that could offset 60 percent of the home's energy needs
The Viridescent House, the first net-positive building in Maine, will actually produce twice as much energy as it uses.
New construction energy standards for Oregon went into effect July 1, 2014 and far exceed the building requirements of the last decade.
The 22nd anniversary of Hurricane Andrew on August 24 provides a sobering reminder of the destructive power of hurricanes and the damage they can do to communities.
As more baby boomers enter into retirement, many are looking to downsize their living situations as their children leave the nest.
Five kitchen designs submitted by individuals from four countries were selected by a panel of judges in the FirstBuild Micro-Kitchen Challenge to create a fully functioning kitchen design in a small footprint.
The market for green building and renovation is taking off in Australia as homeowners come to value high-performance homes that are easier on the budget.