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Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building

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Report: States and Cities Can Find Common Ground in Expanding Housing Opportunities

Rising housing costs are creating hardships for millions of U.S. households and taking a toll on economic growth.

The Pros and Cons of Unventilated Attics

Unventilated attics can help to mitigate energy loss through leaky ducts or ceiling fittings. The energy savings touted by unvented attics can be as high as 20%. However, if moisture is able to enter the unvented attic space, it may lead to roofing panel issues.

Historic Literary Home Gets Geothermal Upgrade

Historic buildings are ideally suited for geothermal heating and cooling where noise and aesthetics are a major concern.

Historic Home Renovations Use Modern Appliances

Today the term historic home has different meanings to different people.

Create a Sanctuary Room for Clean Home Air

Boosting the air quality of an entire home can be a daunting task, especially if you live in a large home or there is an issue with toxic mold and other contaminants. How can you protect your family from indoor air pollution and allergy triggers?


Sandstone Tint Named 2018 Color Of The Year

In functional spaces, like a family room, Sandstone Tint serves as an unassuming backdrop for décor that features bright pops of color.

Tankless vs. tank: Storing water

Warm comfort from your shower is a true gift when you are exhausted or cold, but your traditional tank water heater also gives you a silent gift you rarely notice until it is too late. The unwanted gift?  Sediment.

When Should I Replace My Water Heater?

Like any appliance, there comes a point where it makes sense to install a new unit rather than putting up with one that doesn't work when you need it.

Cincinnati LEED Home Reflects Power of Tax Incentives to Spur Green Building

Because of the tax abatements, nearly every new home in Cincinnati is LEED Certified.

New Urbanism Designer Joining EEBA Summit Panel

One panel discussion will feature professionals from the greater Atlanta market, one of the hotbeds for sustainable development and home building.

USGBC Names LEED Homes Award Winners

The LEED Homes Award recipients include multi-family, single-family and affordable housing projects and companies that are trailblazers in the residential sector.

ICFs Deliver a 5-in-1 Wall Assembly

An ICF walls delivers a continuous air and heat barrier with no cracks and crevices other than what's supposed to be there, such as utility penetrations.

How to Fix A Flooded Home

Many storm damaged homes can be made livable again.

Home Values Higher than Ever in Almost Half of Nation's Largest Markets

Strong labor markets and steady income growth have pushed up home values in the nation's hottest markets.

Modern Homes Take Center Stage in Vancouver

The Modern Architecture + Design Society brings its Modern Home Tour back to Vancouver for the 5th year in a row.

Low-Income Renters Struggle to Afford the Least Expensive Apartments

From 2011 to 2016, rents increased much more than incomes did, and this is especially evident at the lower end of the market.

Controlling Against Moisture Damage for Wall Sheathing

Moisture can cause many structural problems and create a very unhealthy home for your family when mold and mildew begin to form. Building a home that deals effectively with moisture requires due diligence from design to installation and on to maintenance.

Use Advanced Decking as Cladding for Fresh Curb Appeal

There's a very strong exterior design trend of architects and homeowners incorporating wood planks as accent walls on homes to add a warm visual.

Washington, DC Named First LEED Platinum City in the World

Washington, DC’s LEED Platinum certification recognizes the outcomes, rather than intent, of the city’s leadership in creating a sustainable and resilient built environment.

New Colonial Home Wins Brick Architecture Award

Although appearing somewhat monumental when first encountered, the residence is actually of a quite intimate scale.

Tips for Saving Energy This Fall

Well before you begin thinking about turning on the heater, here are some tips to save energy this fall.

Study: What is a Water View in Miami Worth?

Property owners in South Florida are looking to immerse themselves in everything Miami has to offer.

Minimize A Home's Carbon Footprint with Recycled Wood Doors

In 2007, 1.3 million tons of wood were reclaimed and repurposed for other uses.

Builders: Listen to Your Buyers

Many knowledgeable homebuyers would like to build an ICF home, but their favorite builder may not be familiar with the technology. Builders need listen to their educated buyers and get up to speed on ICF construction to provide a better product to their customers who want a better built home.

Video | Six Reasons to Build a Zero Energy Ready Home

Zero energy homes are some of the most energy efficient homes on the planet.

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo and ABX 2017 Together in Boston

The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo November 8-9 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston MA is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building.

Luxury Apartments Use Smart Technology for Total Control

The technology provides a higher level of service and comfort to residents, and all of this is done through a single app.

Great Green Home | Emerald Star by Dwell Development

Dwell Development of Seattle has built the “Emerald City’s” first Emerald Star home. The home is also Dwell’s third home to be certified to the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home program.

Honolulu Wellness Certified Residence Features Living Wall

The first Hawaii “Well” home by Delos focuses on purity of air, water and lighting systems.

Demand for HERS Ratings Grows Through 2017

Not only is there an increase in the number of HERS rated homes, but the energy performance of those homes built is increasing.

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Ways to Save with Your Water Heater

Every step of the water-use cycle in your home consumes energy. This link between energy and water is called the water–energy nexus. Where does your home fit into the water energy nexus? This white paper looks at this connection and identifies ways to reduce hot water consumption and improve energy efficiency in your home.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bradford White Water Heaters




Fiberglass Entry Doors: High Performance Trend in Home Entryways

When a product is trending it is safe to assume that it has passed the rigors of consumer scrutiny. Such is the case of residential fiberglass entry doors. This product profile focuses on fiberglass entry doors and identifies the qualities that separate them from other options in the market today.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia




DC Power: Tomorrow's Energy Demands Will Require More Attention

While DC power operates many modern products in business applications, it powers far less for consumer use. However, some associations are developing standards that will lead to the rapid adoption of DC power distribution. This white paper takes a look at DC power and how some experts believe it is the answer for future energy needs.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor




Integrated Water Management: Key to Sustainable Development and Stability

Integrated Water Management is a process which promotes the coordinated development and management of water resources in an equitable manner without compromising vital ecosystems. This white paper dives into the Integrated Water Management process and reveals how communities and industries are addressing wastewater management into the future.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bio-Microbics


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