First launched in 2009, the WaterSense New Home Specification was designed to encourage builders and buyers to choose water-saving products and designs that ensure top performance.
EPA uses EEBA to create synergy with those in green building industry
WaterSense unveils new program to determine water scores for multifamily buildings
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its first-ever ENERGY STAR specification for smart thermostats. ENERGY STAR recognizes that smart thermostats provide an opportunity for energy savings beyond a simple energy consumption limit or temperature setting, and the specification...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced its 2017 ENERGY STAR partners of the year. The prestigious recognition honors 152 recipients from a variety of fields and industries. Each year, the EPA salutes businesses and organizations that have made outstanding...
Ten percent of homes have undetected leaks that waste 90 gallons of water or more per household each day.
Earlier this year, the U.S. EPA established standards for PFOA and PFOS, fluorinated organic chemicals found in a number of industrial processes and products.
As a sustainability professional in Architecture based in New York City, I am adamant that my profession has a huge burden to dispel many of the adversary effects of climate change.
Formal energy efficiency policies throughout the U.S. nation are estimated to require the skills of hundreds of thousands of skilled craft professionals.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy honored 149 businesses and organizations in 35 states for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment
In recognition of its energy-efficient ventilation fans, Delta Products Corporation was recognized with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Product Brand Owner Award by the EPA.
Environmental permitting for residential building projects on one acre or less became less complex with a new voluntary Construction General Permit.
The amount of renewable energy from wind turbines, solar panels, and other technologies now equals roughly 10 percent of the nation's energy use.
The WER index will offer a rating system for water efficiency similar to the HERS Index for energy efficiency for homes.
The city of Santa Fe has a unique set of needs -- from water scarcity to a challenging geography -- which make installing cellular smart water meters attractive.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honored 128 businesses and organizations in 33 states with the Energy Star’s Partner of the Year award.
The challenge is set in place to promote the utilization of the HERS Index and energy efficient home building in the US and Canada.
Buying or building a new home? EPA recommends including radon testing as part of any real estate transactions and consider having your newly constructed home built with radon resistant features.
You can't see or smell radon, but it could be a health hazard in your home.
Solar industry leaders urge the EPA to include distributed solar PV power as part of the country's Clean Power plan.