Diverse housing stock will play an important role in the neighborhood revitalization strategy.
As home energy codes drive performance, builders will have to find ways to build homes that meet those codes.
The value of the EEBA High Performance Home Summit for builders is in the gathering of like-minded pros to share the latest knowledge.
Once builders learn there's a way to build a better building, there's no turning back.
While more buyers are making home performance a part of their decision process, a home has to offer more than that.
Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.
The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.
Low cost of living is just as important as the purchase cost.
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....
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.
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.
The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.
While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.
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 may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.
EPA uses EEBA to create synergy with those in green building industry
A healthy home is a happy home, and a hot selling one as well.
A new process makes it faster for builders to certify multiple homes built to the same model.
It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.
All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,