3D printed concept home could change pre-fab housing market (video)

3D printed concept home could change pre-fab housing market (video)

A 3-D printed home borrowed some traditional modular home concepts to demonstrate advancements in energy management.

Floor protection wrap ensures indoor air quality throughout construction

Floor protection wrap ensures indoor air quality throughout construction

The homeowners wanted to reduce the risk of dust and mold in their new high performance home.

On-demand recirculation pump delivers hot water instantly

On-demand recirculation pump delivers hot water instantly

A home is a collection of systems, and making the water heating system work better can save energy costs and make life more comfortable.

Proud Green Home of St. Louis uses EcoDrain for drain heat recovery (video)

Proud Green Home of St. Louis uses EcoDrain for drain heat recovery (video)

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis incorporates a unique device that's designed to stop wasting energy and water.

Metal roofing ready to tackle, wind, rain, fire & earthquakes

Metal roofing ready to tackle, wind, rain, fire & earthquakes

Metal roofing is known as a sustainable, durable choice for many green homes. But it can also stand up to the worst that Mother Nature has to offer.

Metal cool roof delivers energy savings with style

Metal cool roof delivers energy savings with style

Cool roof certified roofing materials help reduce the heating load of a home, and can mimic any style.

Spray foam has built-in ignition barrier to save installation time

Spray foam has built-in ignition barrier to save installation time

Spray foam insulation helps homebuilders tackle tough installation challenges and deliver better energy efficiency.

Active building products help manage indoor air quality

Active building products help manage indoor air quality

New active building materials can help make homes safer and more comfortable by directly affecting the environment.

EcoDrain High-Performance Shower Heat Exchanger

EcoDrain High-Performance Shower Heat Exchanger

The EcoDrain™ is a small, easy-to-install device with no moving parts. The key to saving you money is the heat-exchange channels. These flattened, sealed channels were developed to maximize the surface area of the heat transfer space and to create optimum flow turbulence in the outgoing waste water and incoming fresh water.

Ed Begley Jr. nearing completion on high performance green home

Ed Begley Jr. nearing completion on high performance green home

A long-time environmentalist, actor Ed Begley Jr. is putting the finishing touches on his new net-zero solar powered home.

Ty Pennington: What's the behind the walls of your green home?

Ty Pennington: What's the behind the walls of your green home?

It's what's on the inside that usually counts the most, and green homes are no exception.

Green home uses radiant floor heating for energy saving comfort

Green home uses radiant floor heating for energy saving comfort

It's good to know that comfort can also be very energy efficient.

New spray foam insulation reduces environmental impact

New spray foam insulation reduces environmental impact

Fourth generation spray foam insulation reduces the environmental concerns of the product for use in high performance homes.

 Students get an inside look at high performance home building

Students get an inside look at high performance home building

The next generation of building professionals toured a new high performance home to learn about technology and design.

DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes adds value to high performance model home

DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes adds value to high performance model home

A model home for a golf course community in Pennsylvania exceeds DOE Zero Energy Ready Home requirements, delivering long-term value for its new owners.

Foam insulation panels help seal buildings against moisture

Foam insulation panels help seal buildings against moisture

It's a matter of when, not if, water will get behind the exterior cladding.

Spray foam insulation is easer with a new portable rig

Spray foam insulation is easer with a new portable rig

For contractors and builders, spray foam installation is easer with a portable foam rig that has the power of a larger system.

Seal the building envelope with innovative products

Seal the building envelope with innovative products

Air sealing offers a proven and cost-effective solution for reducing energy expenses and increasing the energy efficiency of a home.

Mini splits growing to offer whole-home comfort solutions

Mini splits growing to offer whole-home comfort solutions

Mini split heat pumps now offer multi-room capabilities for most North American climate zones.

Multifamily owners turning to geothermal for new construction and retrofits

Multifamily owners turning to geothermal for new construction and retrofits

As geothermal heating and cooling become more mainstream, multifamily owners are valuing the benefits of renewable energy.

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