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Vinyl siding is already one of the most popular exterior home claddings — in fact it's used on twice as many homes as any other material, according to the Vinyl Siding Institute. This white paper explores some of the benefits of making insulated vinyl siding a part of your home project
Builders and developers might be the experts in home construction, but its consumers who shape the market. In other words, it will be consumers, ultimately, who cause a permanent shift in deep green building. This white paper, the final in a 3-part series, explores why buyers are becoming the driving force behind high-performance homes.
What keeps some builders from switching is the same thing that keeps some consumers from buying a high-performance home. They dont understand and cant see the advantages. And if they cant their customers surely wont, either. As this white paper reveals, focusing on deep green construction gives builders a competitive advantage.
Different builders define high performance differently. However, changes throughout the residential construction market have begun to codify the understanding of what a better-built, high-performance home is. But the change hasnt occurred as quickly as environmental and high-performance builders want. If...
A family in southern Alabama was looking for an energy efficient home that could also stand up to the hurricanes that lash the Gulf Coast on a regular basis. Their decision to build with ICFs would result in peace of mind and a safe home that received the Fortified For Safety Living (FFSL) certification.
Indoor quality was a top priority in the home's design.
Find out more about the technology that makes a Great Green Home.
The Proud Green Home at Serenbe has earned multiple green home certifications.
Behind the walls, building science makes all the difference.
Everything affects everything in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe
Design balances interior and exterior performance and comfort.
Home design reflects the natural setting for the best performance and comfort.
Techno-speak won't do the trick for busy homebuyers.
Before he can instruct consumers on the advantages of high-performance homes, Manson Peppers needed to be schooled himself. That’s why he visited the Proud Green Home during its opening weekend Aug.
The Proud Green Home at Serenbe was awarded EarthCraft Platinum certification based on its outstanding design and performance. The Proud Green Home at Serenbe scored what may be the highest scoring EarthCraft house so far, according to Trevor Donnelly, EarthCraft...
Net Zero Home Features LG HVAC System, Solar Panels, Home Appliances and Consumer Electronics ATLANTA, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the major "ENERGY STAR Technology Provider" for the Proud Green Home, LG Electronics USA is playing a key role...
Proud Green Home at Serenbe features sustainable products and technologies LOUISVILLE, KY -- Metal Sales celebrates the grand opening of Proud Green Home at Serenbe, a new Net-Zero energy prototype home outside of Atlanta featuring Metal Sales roof and wall panels. The Proud Green Home opened its doors to the public on Aug.
Story and photo by Steve Arel. Matt Belcher’s approach to open houses might seem a bit unorthodox and potentially threatening to his thriving construction business. Whenever the St. Louis builder stages an event, he invites everyone, prospective buyers, real estate...
Story and photos by Steve Arel. Piggybacking on the achievement of the Proud Green Home, the visionary behind the ambitious project unveiled this weekend he wants to build more. Many more. Bob Fincher, publisher and CEO of ProudGreenHome.com, proposed Saturday...
The Proud Green Home at Serenbe launches a new vision of green home building.