Keeping the weather outside while maximizing the views from the inside has always been at the heart of every glass wall system.
People have a natural, instinctual reaction to color. And it may change over time or from one group of people to another, but the power of color cannot be underestimated. Most of the time people are afraid of colors, not because of the color but because it is difficult to see how it incorporates with the rest of the design aesthetic.
Heating water for bathing, washing, cooking and other uses is typically the second largest consumer of energy in a home. The choice of a water heater will impact the long-term cost of living in a home, as well as the...
There are ways to diminish your energy expenses while keeping your house cool.
Algae can really stain and discolor your home.
When completed, the project will be among the largest rooftop installations in the New York City area.
Prosumers are growing in the energy space as more Americans generate their own power from distributed energy resources.
The production of both heat and electricity gives the unit a price advantage over conventional high efficiency furnaces.
Solar and storage owners to be more energy independent and help reduce the need to use electricity from central, fossil-fuel fired plants.
Inexpensive landscaping improvements can add to home values and help increase salability.
The competition is based on the company’s lowest HERS (Home Energy Rating System) score.
Building Clean is designed to make it easier for architects and designers, consumers, contractors and developers, and manufacturers to find American-made, healthy products.
Two industry organizations are teaming up to give buyers of single- and multi-family homes a better understanding of a building’s projected energy bills. The program from RESNET and the Appraisal Institute would include HERS scores on appraisal forms in some...
As lighting technologies evolve and adapt to federal standards, lighting in U.S. homes is in a state of transition, according to the U.S.
The Thunder Valley Regenerative Plan is a visionary community design collaboration with the intent to create a sustainable, climate-change-resilient community.
Overall, PACE financing has empowered more than 100,000 American homeowners to make home energy and efficiency improvements.
Prospective first-time and upgrade homebuyers are cautious about rising home prices and interest rates, and are sensing growing risk.
Not every product that claims to be "green" will stand up to scrutiny.
PACE loans are -- in substance -- consumer loans secured by real property and should be subject to federal consumer protection requirements.
Embracing sustainable energy by eliminating the use of fossil fuels is the only way to stop global warming. The trend to stop the damage that is causing greenhouse gas emissions has been embraced by many countries.