Experts offer strategies for selling high-performance structures
Certified homes used up to 40% less electricity than non-certified homes, in some cases making Built Green homes twice as efficient as predicted.
PulteGroup is looking for ways to build homes that are more resource efficient and also meet consumers' changing desires.
Energy modeling among strategies for builders to help customers, based on their budgets, determine best expenditures
As building codes and eco-savvy customers demand more energy efficiency from their homes, it has fallen to the construction professionals to create an effective building envelope. In this task, the blower door test plays a vital role in helping builders to find the gaps in the building envelope and seal them.
Jasper's colossal footprint of stored sunlight energy will be on a scale never-before-seen in the world when considering residential energy storage in a single planned community.
Honors recognize some of most inventive products, systems and technologies
When you're researching a new water heater, here are a few things to look for.
WaterSense unveils new program to determine water scores for multifamily buildings
I can’t believe that it’s already time for our first blower door test. It feels like yesterday that I was walking around on a piece of raw land and problem-solving with my wife over what we wanted our new home to look like. Now here we are - the lion’s share of construction has been completed and I’ve shifted my focus to the interior.
For builders who want to know more about building with insulated concrete form construction, there are numerous resources -- often free -- available. They don't have to tackle it alone.
Originating from a production home, the French Country architectural design was customized according to the homeowner’s desires.
Sure, you might be able to install a water heater. But do you know how to make sure you choose the right size? Who will you call if it doesn't work right, or begins leaking?
Over 20,000 attendees saw the latest solar power and energy storage innovations displayed by 700+ exhibitors at the annual Solar Power International (SPI) Expo September 10-13 in Las Vegas. The event, sponsored by SPI and Energy Storage International (ESI), attributed...
As you’d expect, buyers of larger homes tend to insist on more features in their homes.
Solar panels aren’t the only vehicle to leverage the power of the sun to reduce energy costs in your home. Household items as simple as your doors and windows can also be used to help increase energy efficiency.
Filtering your own water is a way to live a more sustainable life without inconvenience or extra costs.
The same preservation efforts that historical site directors employ can be mirrored by the average homeowner.
Knowing the climate zone your residential build will take place in will influence many of the decisions you will make as to construction methods and building materials.
Once the precast concrete foundations are in place, modular home components will be installed to increase the speed and efficiency of construction.