Stretched up like a vertical lantern toward the sky, the cabin becomes a recognizable symbol.
The documentary from Together Magic Films explores the Passive House movement, a new development in home building technology, and how it can help address problems of climate change and the future of our planet.
Geothermal heating and cooling eliminates the need for outdoor air conditioning units and reduces noise while allowing for more space for residents to enjoy the outdoors
Builders and homeowners receive a net positive financial return on the sometimes added up-front costs of energy efficient, green or high-performance features.
In addition to a spacious outdoor entertaining area and a full-size chef’s kitchen, a multi-purpose master bedroom was a must have for the owners.
This technology enables homeowners to generate electricity every time they wash dishes, take showers, do laundry, wash cars, water the lawn, and flush.
The ELAN system is especially important as it allows him nearly complete independence, which otherwise may not have been possible.
There is an erroneous belief among many building professionals that leaks within ductwork located inside the home, have little effect on overall energy use.
This is the company’s first master-planned community in which each of the homes in all of the neighborhoods will include solar for purchase or lease.
The project will equal Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual electrity demand.
Battery storage systems are getting cheaper so it's easier homeowners with solar systems to cut ties to the grid.
The majority of homeowners prioritize storage over all other functions of their kitchen.
Thirty percent of the average home’s energy budget is allocated to heating water.
CSS can be the ‘killer app’ for cooperatives, supplying a cost-competitive, locally sourced, clean energy resource.
Each plank is carefully hand painted to display the patina of weather-worn boards.
Many of the lessons from the Northeast are relevant to developing the heat pump market in other regions as well.
The homeowners wanted to update and upgrade their 6,000-square-foot home while still preserving the historic nature of the property.
This combined suite of green features gives each home the ability to reach net-zero energy use with the addition of solar panels.
Reports on significant progress from investments in Building Envelope and Windows Research and Development in the DOE's Building Technologies Office.
Construction on the home was finished just a few weeks before the hurricane hit.