IBS: Energy-efficient windows

 
Jan. 27, 2013
Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, talks to Marvin Windows about energy efficiency.

Midwest market for high performance homes beginning to soar

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.

Radiant floor heating heats up home comfort

Radiant floor heating is becoming more popular as homeowners and builders look for energy efficient heating options that also deliver good indoor air quality.

High performance home market growing in St Louis

The recent Muddy Boots tour of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis drew many interested people from the area to view the high performance home in progress.

Proud Green Home of St Louis reflects builder and architect vision

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis reflects the vision of its architect and builder to deliver a high performance, yet livable, home to the clients.

Habitat for Humanity Building High Performance Homes

By showing the world that affordable housing can be high performance, Habitat for Humanity hopes to encourage others to build the same way.

Sponsored by: Habitat for Humanity

Pre-drywall update from the Proud Green Home of St Louis

Most homes don't host visitors before they're finished, but the Proud Green Home of St. Louis had a two-day open house to display the building science that will soon be covered up by dry wall.

Homeowners looking forward to move in day for Proud Green Home of St Louis

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.

Demand control pumps deliver comfort and save water and energy

The ACT, Inc. D’MAND Kontrol® hot water distribution system works by circulating ambient temperature water that normally goes down the drain back to the water heater through the cold water line.

Green Building Consulting Explains the Importance of Ratings and Certifications

Organizations like RESNET and LEED are raising the national standard of high performance homes, so it is important to know that your home is being built up to, or better than, par.

Sponsored by: Green Building Consulting

Insulation projects are easier with engineered foam panels

At the 2014 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance Conference and Expo, Dean Seibert, vice president of sales for InSoFast, demonstrates the foam panels that make do-it-yourself and whole-house insulation projects a snap.

Avoid whole home ventilation design mistakes

Heat recovery ventilators (HRV) and energy recovery ventilators (ERV) ensure equal amounts of stale and fresh air will be exchanged and optimal indoor air quality is achieved in the home. At the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance’s Excellence in Building...

High performance home demand growing as the market rebounds

Consumers are beginning to understand the value in high performance building, and as the housing market recovers green builders are seeing the benefits.

Panelized wall construction reframes green home building science

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis utilized panelized wall construction as part of the building science that will result in a high performance home.

Environments for Living offers green building with a guarantee

To make it easier for builders to offer high performance homes, the Environments for Living program provides a roadmap for green building.


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