Each home was tested by an independent third party energy rater to develop a HERS Index score.
High-performance homes are using high-tech solutions wall systems that are like a mountain climber's parka that keeps the energy inside even in the harshest conditions.
The home and insulation installer were recognized with a 2018 Industry Excellence Award, winning first prize in the Residential Wall category.
One of the last things on someone's mind when remodeling a home is what they should do with the old material.
The precast concrete structure was installed in just two working days, allowing the house to be under roof in less than two weeks.
Tests have shown that ICFs are able to withstand winds of up to 250 miles per hour.
High Performance Homes built this 3,748-square-foot custom home in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to the high performance criteria of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.
The show welcomes HVACR professionals serving commercial, industrial, residential and institutional markets.
Putting a good finish on the interior walls of a home is more than just slapping paint on a wall and calling it a day. Every home is different, and so is every paint job.
Transforming the yard into more living space makes it a prime destination for the next garden party or backyard barbecue.
The lease includes annual energy reviews to drive continuous improvement in the building's operation.
Because they are built to such a high level of airtightness, the apartments use heat from daily activities such as laundry to help warm the home.
Electricity use averaged $1 per day, even with the air conditioning set at 71 degrees.
Boston-based developer Freehold Communities has plans for eight communities nationwide, several of which are built around the concept of the "agrihood."
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Outside of the ocean view, the roof could be the next most valuable item a buyer considers on this home.
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