Growing a green roof

Growing a green roof

Green Roofs provide numerous benefits in both residential and commercial applications.

Modular houses from Blu Homes

Modular houses from Blu Homes

Blu Homes manufactures modular homes that offer green features for healthy indoor air quality and significant energy savings.

Dallas home going for LEED Platinum

Dallas home going for LEED Platinum

This Dallas home includes many green features and is going for LEED Platinum certification.

Passive survivability in homes

Passive survivability in homes

Passive survivability means that a building can maintain livable conditions in the event of an extended power outage.This need is increasing as scientists predict that with global climate change there will be more intense storms and, as a result, more power outages.

New home in Orange, Calif. features solar panels from SunPower

New home in Orange, Calif. features solar panels from SunPower

Everything from Brazilian hardwood to solar panels and LED were used in a new green home in Orange, Calif.

Tubohotel in Mexico features hotel rooms made out of recycled concrete tubing.

Tubohotel in Mexico features hotel rooms made out of recycled concrete tubing.

Tubohotel is an innovative new hotel in Mexico made out of recycled concrete tubing, giving guests a creative place to lay their head at night.

Green Canopy Homes renovates existing homes

Green Canopy Homes renovates existing homes

Green Canopy Homes is a Seattle, Wash.-based company that buys homes in walkable neighborhoods and renovates them with high-performance, energy-efficient upgrades.

Passive house on display at museum

Passive house on display at museum

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History opens a passive house exhibit to the public, showing how a cleverly constructed home can operate without a furnace.

Interior design choices affect indoor air quality

Interior design choices affect indoor air quality

Interior design choices play a crucial role in indoor air quality.

Green kitchen countertop options

Green kitchen countertop options

Options for eco-friendly kitchen countertops are becoming more popular with consumers, with everything ranging from recycled beer bottles and wine bottles to old porcelain bathroom fixtures being turned into beautiful surfaces. Full story is available at this link: http://www.proudgreenhome.com/article/182621/How-to-choose-a-green-kitchen-countertop

Award-winning Meadowlark home

Award-winning Meadowlark home

Meadowlark is a sustainable home designed by Steven Learner Studio. It was the award-winning design of an international competition with 1,200 entries.

Dwell on Design pre-fab green designer home

Dwell on Design pre-fab green designer home

Dwell on Design 2011 modular home as featured at the Los Angeles show is now up for auction on Ebay.

Greenarama home show

Greenarama home show

Greenarama is the region's first green home show, featuring seven homes and one exhibition house. The home show is in Cincinnati's oldest neighborhood, the Columbia Tusculum.

Stillwater Dwellings

Stillwater Dwellings

Stillwater Dwellings built a 1,600-square-foot prefabricated home in Santa Barbara, Calif.

LG&E and KU award homes for energy performance

LG&E and KU award homes for energy performance

Kentucky homebuilders were given awards for energy efficient homes for the Midwest region.

NAHB Green: product highlights

NAHB Green: product highlights

The National Green Building Conference & Expo on May 1-3 in Salt Lake City featured new technologies for green homebuilding.

Net-zero energy home relies on steel insulated panels

Net-zero energy home relies on steel insulated panels

Underneath the traditional Prairie-style architecture of this planned near net-zero energy home lies steel structural insulated panels, geothermal heating and cooling and other green building techniques.

Homebuyers flock to energy-efficient cottages at Serenbe’s Nest

Homebuyers flock to energy-efficient cottages at Serenbe’s Nest

A small eco-friendly home is serving as a test case for resource-saving technologies.

Green home remodel wins award for design and energy efficiency

Green home remodel wins award for design and energy efficiency

This green remodeling project won Renewal Design-Build a 2010 Southeast Regional Contractor of the Year award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

Stone veneers rock with green options for architects and builders

Stone veneers rock with green options for architects and builders

StoneCraft stone veneers, made with recycled and recyclable content, create a visually stunning interior and exterior character in a modern Southwest home.

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