Not only is there an increase in the number of HERS rated homes, but the energy performance of those homes built is increasing.
The Pan-Canadian Framework set the stage for bold action in the building sector, with a number of key commitments that will offer some of the lowest cost, most rapidly achievable GHG reductions.
Outdoor living is becoming just as important as the indoors.
This year's winners include 26 homes across 5 housing categories from 24 builders.
The upcoming eclipse represents an opportunity for a special energy rush hour.
Two main factors have prevented solar roofs from becoming as mainstream as they ought to be.
One of the keys to increasing consumer awareness of green or high performance homes is adding that information to Multiple Listing Service descriptions for homes in local markets.
The project transformed a simple parking lot into a five-story, transit-oriented development (TOD) within walking distance of the Metro Hollywood/Highland Red Line station.
People desire a personal and meaningful connection to their homes and surroundings.
Over the past decade, a small number of ULE building retrofit projects have been documented in more than 20 states.
The Foundations program is a perfect next-step for learning how to implement Cradle to Cradle Certified within a company.
The challenge of building your very own log cabin is exciting, but most importantly, it is very achievable.
Historic homes were often built before central heating and air conditioning was widely available, and many older homes have no ductwork at all.
The best way for consumers to control their electric bills, and help the environment, is to reduce consumption.
Coffered ceilings are a far more attractive solution to other acoustic sound blockers.
Organizers: Eliminating annual expo in favor of one-on-one meetings enables participants to learn from each other about high-performance development.
In a staggering statistic, nearly 26 million Americans suffer from asthma, including more than 7 million children.
The disturbing truth is that, all too often, a glass of tap water also comes with a dose of industrial and agricultural contaminants.
Aerobarrier technology recently completed final field trials where it was used to seal the envelopes of hundreds of homes.
Eco-friendly building concepts and technologies that ten years ago were novel, untested and prohibitively expensive, have been refined and made more affordable.