At the Proud Green Home of St. Louis Muddy Boots tour in September, Steve Loos, staff vice president of Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri, discussed the growing market for high performance homes in the region.
Consumers are beginning to understand the value in high performance building, and as the housing market recovers green builders are seeing the benefits.
At the 2014 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance Conference & Expo, Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect of the DOE's Building Technologies Office, discussed some of the changes in the agency's programs for home builders.
As an Architect and Activist, I felt the heat of the flames surrounding the hot topic of Climate Change at the 2014 Social Good Summit.
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.
To make it easier for consumers to go green, appliance manufacturers are building sustainability into their products from the factory floor to the laundry room and kitchen.
It's no secret the Western United States is facing severe water shortages that could have consequences for the entire country and the world. But there is one remedy that could dramatically save water in homes in the region, as well as around the world: the demand control pump.
In the midst of California's worst drought in decades, a new mobile and web app gives consumers access to their daily water consumption data.
The Proud Green Home at Serenbe has been named a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Housing Innovation Award Winner for 2014 in the Custom Category.
The FIFA World Cup drew attention all across the globe this Summer, as it has every four years. However, this time, Soccer and Sustainability shared the spotlight. You may not know it, but this was the first World Cup to place a heavy emphasis on green building, construction, and operation.