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High Performance Homes, No More Cost

This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.

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Sponsor: EEBA




Get Your Home Green Certified

If you're going to create a dream green home, recognize its value with a green home certification.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Ply Gem




Boost Your Home Energy Efficiency with Insulated Vinyl Siding

Whether your renovating a house you've loved for years, or making your dream home come to life, vinyl siding should be a part of your plans. In addition to offering an array of beautiful colors and textures, insulated vinyl siding delivers eco-friendly benefits to help make your home green.

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How to Flash Windows to Avoid Leaks

For builders looking for a way to keep water from entering a home, flexible flashing tape can seal problem areas like windows.

Harvard HouseZero Project Requires No HVAC or Daytime Electric Light

The renovation of the stick-built house will demonstrate how to transform this challenging building stock into a prototype of ultra-efficiency.

Sustainable California Development Opens for Construction

This transformational community will offer new home neighborhood options for both 55+ and all-age buyers.

Effective Path to Passive House Standards

One of the key components of the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) standards is a tight building envelope. There are many paths to achieve the standard, confirmed with a blower door test to measure the air changes per hour that a home can acheive.

1st Certified Passive House PLUS to Start Construction in Vancouver

The two story residence uses up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a code-built home.

Building Resilient Homes

With severe weather events on the rise, it makes sense to make sure your home is prepared for the worst that Mother Nature has to throw at it.

ICFs Featured in Multifamily Housing Project

A 220-unit apartment complex under construction in Charleston, South Carolina utilizes insulated concrete form (ICF) construction

High Rise Residential Buildings Leading the Way for LEED

As commercial buildings, high-rise residential projects are pursuing LEED and other green building certifications to reflect their environmental impact.

Energy Star Home Delivers Lower Utility Bills

Despite moving into a larger home, their energy bills were lower than in their previous house.

Sustainable Design: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.

Green Home Energy Rater Reviews Proud Green Home of Louisville

If you want to be at the top of the green building programs, you have to do the best of everything.

New Urbanism Development Creates a Sustainable Community

The overall mission of Norton Commons is to provide its residents with More Life Per Square Foot.

Air Quality: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville was designed and constructed with healthy living in mind.

Architect Infuses Home with Green Building Passion

Good design pays for itself, and the proof can be seen in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.

Flex House Highlights the Concept of Affordable Right-sized Living

Manifesting the concept of right-sized living, the Flex House is designed to help homeowners use exactly the amount of resources they need.

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Learn about the many certifications and accreditations that are available in the green home market, including USGBC LEED, Energy Star, Partnership for Advancing Housing Technology (PATH), Cradle to Cradle (C2C), Greenguard, Green Seal and more.

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