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Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year.
Regardless of whether a building has a tank or tankless water heater, the water in the lines between the water heater and the fixture loses heat
High performance design incorporates fresh air flow for comfort, indoor air quality, and efficiency.
To ensure the Proud Green Home of Louisville performs according to plan, it's being wrapped in insulation. The foundation incorporates foam forms, and most of the walls are insulated concrete forms as well. Builder Sy Safi of UberGreen Spaces &...
Insulating the foundation is one of the first steps to creating a quiet, comfortable, efficient home.
Low-flow toilets and other technology innovations can help save water in every home, and each step can make a difference.
Pulte says it is the largest builder to participate in a pilot aimed at building new homes to achieve maximum energy efficiency and utility grid load reduction.
Everyone can take small steps to reduce water use, usually with only a few small changes to daily habits.
More than half of home builders expect to be doing 60 percent or more of their new homes green by 2020, an interest reflected in the Top 10 feature stories for 2015.
Growing acceptance of high performance homes continues to drive homebuilders to provide extra value in the their homes, and consumers are becoming more diligent about managing the environmental impact of their lifestyles.
Recirculation pumps can slash wasted water and energy, and also deliver hot water right when home occupants want it.
For any high performance home, windows are a major factor in the energy efficiency equation.
Costa Mesa, CA— Located and manufactured in Southern California, international business ACT Inc. D’MAND® Systems announced earlier this week that their National Builders Program (NBP) signed and finalized two contracts with both the Tri Pointe Group and Meritage Homes in...
The owners of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis wanted to make their home energy efficient, and a host of appliances and electronics from LG Electronics are helping them do just that.
Geothermal heating and cooling ranks as one of the most energy efficient options for all types of homes.
Educating builders to understand the least obvious incentive for turning the plumbing pipes green: it’s an easy way to add value to the home.
For the family moving into the Proud Green Home of St. Louis, indoor air quality was a high priority.
There's nothing like stepping on a warm floor when you get out of bed or the bath.
Answering the question, “How do we balance our development needs with our water needs?”
The homeowners wanted to reduce the risk of dust and mold in their new high performance home.