At the 2016 EEBA Conference and Expo, building science experts discussed the benefit of the incorporating green building techniques and outcomes into the IECC code, and the benefit of additional voluntary green building programs.
Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.
Drywall products from CertainTeed are part of the package that will deliver a high performance home to its new owners.
There are many paths to sustainability, and the Proud Green Home of Louisville is traveling many of them.
At Su Verde (Italian for ‘About Green’), sustainably made exterior products are part of the home's green story, and will help it earn multiple high performance home certifications.
At the EEBA Local Toolbox Session in Phoenx, Arizona, Susan Buchan, executive director, gave an overview of the Excellence in Building Conference.
Many green homebuilders face the challenge of convincing buyers of the value of high performance.
To ensure the Proud Green Home of Louisville performs according to plan, it's being wrapped in insulation. The foundation incorporates foam forms, and most of the walls are insulated concrete forms as well. Builder Sy Safi of UberGreen Spaces &...
Insulating the foundation is one of the first steps to creating a quiet, comfortable, efficient home.
Sure, saving water is a great idea. But most people don't want to sacrifice their warm, soothing shower.
A single dumb thermostat is only as smart as the room it's in.
There's nothing like the look of a cedar shake roof, but no one likes the maintenance that goes with it.
Composite roofing products are designed to authentically replicate the look of a natural weathered cedar shake and shingles and slate.
Boatbuilder and architect crafts unique wooden net-zero home.
The latest Proud Green Home will rise in Louisville as part of the sustainable Norton Commons community.
An architect with six Passive Houses under his belt is seeing homeowners come to value high performance homes at little to no extra costs.
With more homes being built to Passive House and other standards, builders have new options for high performance windows available in custom options.
There's a new option for Passive House and Energy Star windows on the market.
Such events provide opportunities for those inside and outside the heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration industries to see the latest technology and what is coming.
The 2015 Greenbuild Unity home, erected in just a few days on the expo floor, was designed to show case the state of the art of affordable high performance home building.