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A rain screen manages water flow on the exterior of the Proud Green Home (video)

A rain screen manages water flow on the exterior of the Proud Green Home (video)

Find out what goes into making a perfect residential wall.

KleenWrap fights construction debris at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

KleenWrap fights construction debris at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Luis Imery, builder of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, explains some of the steps taken to ensure job site cleanliness. The home will meet several strict building standards, including EarthCraft and Energy Star.

Boral Bricks demonstrates the value of bricks in green building projects

Boral Bricks demonstrates the value of bricks in green building projects

Shelley Ross, director of marketing for Boral Bricks, recently spoke with the editors of Design Innovations about the sustainability of brick in three green home demonstration projects. The folks at Boral Bricks have known that brick is green for a...

Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) Deliver Energy Efficiency and Comfort for Green Home Construction

Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) Deliver Energy Efficiency and Comfort for Green Home Construction

It's important to look at the total cost of home ownership over a long period of time, and also to include some aspects that may not have dollar signs attached to them. This white paper reviews two of the key overall benefits of ICF construction: energy efficiency and indoor air quality.

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Go behind the scenes to see what makes this home so special.

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Ducted mini split heating and cooling from LG for the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Architect Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared Inc. gives an overview of the heating and air conditioning installation at the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. The ducted mini split system from LG Electronics delivers a highly efficient environment for maximum home comfort in the Georgia climate.

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than average home

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than average home

To say that the Proud Green Home at Serenbe passed its first test with flying colors may be a bit of an understatement. The pre-dry wall blower door test found that the home was about 90 percent tighter than a...

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than energy code

Proud Green Home at Serenbe 90% tighter than energy code

During the pre-drywall blower door test, The Proud Green Home at Serenbe was found to be about 90 percent tighter than a home built to the 2009 building codes. Read more about the Proud Green Home at Serenbe. 

Check out the building science behind the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Check out the building science behind the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Go behind the scenes to see what makes the Proud Green Home at Serenbe a high-performance home.

Look behind the walls of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Look behind the walls of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Innovative building science delivers high performance and energy efficiency in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.

Construction update: Proud Green Home at Serenbe ready for drywall

Construction update: Proud Green Home at Serenbe ready for drywall

Work accelerates on the interior as mechanical systems and insulation are installed.

Metal roofing and cladding going up on Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Metal roofing and cladding going up on Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Metal siding and roofing blend with other exterior materials for a unique design and high performance.

Boral Bricks will wrap the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Boral Bricks will wrap the Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Boral Bricks will be used in exterior and interior applications in the Proud Green Home at Serenbe.

First Proud Green Home under construction in Serenbe Community (photo gallery)

First Proud Green Home under construction in Serenbe Community (photo gallery)

ProudGreenHome.com launches its first home at Serenbe.

Introduction to Insulated Concrete Form Construction

Introduction to Insulated Concrete Form Construction

If you'd like to live in a green energy-efficient home but think it's too expensive, think again. Today homebuilders can use surprisingly affordable building technology that offers significant benefits in energy efficiency, safety and home comfort for little to no cost difference compared to traditional building methods.

Get Your Home Green Certified

Get Your Home Green Certified

If you're going to create a dream green home, recognize its value with a green home certification.

Make Your Home More Green with Stone Veneer

Make Your Home More Green with Stone Veneer

Stone veneer is engineered to emulate the look of natural stone by incorporating the convincing profile, texture and color of expensive quarried stone. Yet, it's lighter, less expensive, easier to install and better for the environment than natural stone or brick.

Ply Gem’s Sustainable Vision

Ply Gem’s Sustainable Vision

Are you a homeowner that's becoming more interested in your green home? You're not alone. According to McGraw Hill Construction Studies, two-thirds of homeowners are aware of green building.

Boost Your Home Energy Efficiency with Insulated Vinyl Siding

Boost Your Home Energy Efficiency with Insulated Vinyl Siding

Whether your renovating a house you've loved for years, or making your dream home come to life, vinyl siding should be a part of your plans. In addition to offering an array of beautiful colors and textures, insulated vinyl siding delivers eco-friendly benefits to help make your home green.

How to Choose a Wood-Burning Stove for Green, Natural Heating Power

How to Choose a Wood-Burning Stove for Green, Natural Heating Power

Imagine sitting in front of a roaring fire, gathered with family and friends in conversation and laughter. Behind the glass ceramic door of the stove burns wood, a sustainable, renewable energy source keeping the cold at bay. Learn More about SCHOTT and wood-burning sources.

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