The Material Health Certificate Registry is a new online tool for identifying and communicating the work of manufacturers toward chemically optimized products.
The Responsive Home will be built for today's younger buyers, influenced by a survey of millennials where 83 percent stated that they are seeking more space and 71 percent want to personalize their home, in a familiar yet reimagined American dream.
Many Americans face significant community design-related barriers to living a healthy life, according to a new report.
To bring its home battery storage system to the market, Tesla Motors has partnered with companies on integration and marketing for consumers.
Bosch Thermotechnology has launched a campaign to create awareness of geothermal heating and cooling as an unlimited, renewable form of energy to boost greater adoption in the marketplace.
The combination of homeowners' desire for improvements in their homes and a more stable economy is turning into solid business conditions for home remodelers.
To boost home solar power performance, SolarCity and Nest Labs have offered a free Nest Thermostat to 10,000 customers in California.
Solar power installations represented 32 percent of new electric generating capacity in 2014, boosting overall installed capacity of 20 gigawatts.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honored 128 businesses and organizations in 33 states with the Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award.
The U.S. Green Building Council will now recognize energy and water requirements from the Living Building Challenge (the Challenge) green building system within the LEED green building program.
Students in a residential energy technology program are using temperature/humidity loggers to scientifically track green building practices.
One of the roadblocks to valuing high performance homes is to reflect the lower utility costs and durability of a home in the appraisal.
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.
Making the important decision to include solar power as a home source of energy is a valuable investment.
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) has introduced an online resource for homeowners who care about the comfort, health and safety of their homes.