Solar Decathlon participants reach for the stars

Solar Decathlon participants reach for the stars

Last year about 100,000 people came to the National Mall in Washington D.C. to view the homes entered in the Solar Decathlon.

Cape Cod beach house: green with a view

Cape Cod beach house: green with a view

This home, designed by Boston-based ZeroEnergyDesign, has a spectacular west-facing view of the water and sunset and utilizes near net-zero energy, photovoltaic system, geothermal heating and cooling.

Historic green home renovation

Historic green home renovation

Hurt Partners Architects was asked to remodel, and sensitively expand, a house that contributes to the Old-West-Austin Historic District.

Timbercreek net-zero home

Timbercreek net-zero home

Energy efficiency is the highlight of the home – the 42 solar panels deliver enough energy each year to zero out utility payments for its owners.

Solar Output in California

Solar Output in California

This slide show features a variety of solar systems installed recently in California, and the yearly output and the estimated carbon reduction as a result of each system.

Sustainable artwork adorns HGTV green home

Sustainable artwork adorns HGTV green home

The designers and builders of the HGTV green home in Plymouth, Mass., left no stone unturned when it comes to green innovation.

A look inside G Green Design Store

A look inside G Green Design Store

G Green Design store operates two locations in Massachusetts, and plans a third in Toronto.

HGTV green home (Part I)

HGTV green home (Part I)

From time to time we’ll profile different aspects of the elegant HGTV green home, a high-performance, energy-efficient home located at the Pinehills, a sustainable living community in Plymouth, Mass.

NAHB green home building award winners

NAHB green home building award winners

Fifteen builders, remodelers and other home building industry professionals were honored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the 12th annual NAHB National Green Building Conference in Raleigh, N.C. “With these awards, we recognize the leaders of this industry,” said NAHB Chairman Bob Jones.

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