Affordable Energy Efficient Housing Vital for Urban Redevelopment

Affordable Energy Efficient Housing Vital for Urban Redevelopment

Diverse housing stock will play an important role in the neighborhood revitalization strategy.

Moving to High Performance Home Building is Worth the Learning Curve

Moving to High Performance Home Building is Worth the Learning Curve

As home energy codes drive performance, builders will have to find ways to build homes that meet those codes.

Award Winning Home Builder Still Learning New Ways to Excel

Award Winning Home Builder Still Learning New Ways to Excel

The value of the EEBA High Performance Home Summit for builders is in the gathering of like-minded pros to share the latest knowledge.

Atlanta Builder Learns A Better Way to Build

Atlanta Builder Learns A Better Way to Build

Once builders learn there's a way to build a better building, there's no turning back.

Building a Brand May Be the Biggest Challenge for Builders

Building a Brand May Be the Biggest Challenge for Builders

While more buyers are making home performance a part of their decision process, a home has to offer more than that.

Denver Home Builder Transitioned To High Performance Homes To Thrive In The Market

Denver Home Builder Transitioned To High Performance Homes To Thrive In The Market

Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.

Home Builders Share Hard Won Knowledge at EEBA

Home Builders Share Hard Won Knowledge at EEBA

The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.

Habitat for Humanity Adopts High Performance Home Building

Habitat for Humanity Adopts High Performance Home Building

Low cost of living is just as important as the purchase cost.

ICFs Turning Up in Award Winning Homes

ICFs Turning Up in Award Winning Homes

For builders looking for ways to create high-performance homes efficiently, insulated concrete forms may be the answer. As the name implies, ICFs are EPS foam forms filled with concrete to form walls and foundations for home residential and commercial buildings....

EEBA Gathers Like-Minded Building Pros

EEBA Gathers Like-Minded Building Pros

At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High-Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, building professionals gathered to share information on the latest trends and technology.

Manufacturers Value EEBA Summit to Listen to Customers

Manufacturers Value EEBA Summit to Listen to Customers

This year's event used a new format of summits to give builders, manufacturers, raters, code officials and other professionals the opportunity to share tips and challenges with their peers.

Builder Steps Up for Zero Energy Ready Subdivision

Builder Steps Up for Zero Energy Ready Subdivision

The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.

Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options

Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options

While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.

New Wall Assembly Uses Traditional Methods to Meet New Codes

New Wall Assembly Uses Traditional Methods to Meet New Codes

There are many paths to creating an energy-efficient all assembly, and a new approach that relies on traditional techniques is gaining ground. The Extended Plate and Beam Wall offers a way to incorporate continuous insulation on the exterior of the home using standard wood framing.

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

EPA uses EEBA to create synergy with those in green building industry

Healthy Homes Gaining Priority in Green Home Strategies

Healthy Homes Gaining Priority in Green Home Strategies

A healthy home is a happy home, and a hot selling one as well.

LEED For Homes Reduces Wait for Certification

LEED For Homes Reduces Wait for Certification

A new process makes it faster for builders to certify multiple homes built to the same model.

LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications

LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications

It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.

Construction Begins at Whisper Valley Eco Smart Community

Construction Begins at Whisper Valley Eco Smart Community

All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,

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