DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Home builder Luis Imery has built a home any homeowner would be proud of, the first U.S. Department of Energy-certified DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in the state of Georgia. The Proud Green Home was constructed in...

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com




DC Power: Tomorrow's Energy Demands Will Require More Attention

While DC power operates many modern products in business applications, it powers far less for consumer use. However, some associations are developing standards that will lead to the rapid adoption of DC power distribution. This white paper takes a look at DC power and how some experts believe it is the answer for future energy needs.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor




Complete Building Intelligence System

This diagram from PowerWise Systems shows the complete building intelligence system that allows homeowners to monitor circuit-level electricity, building environment conditions, a wide variety of flow, fluid level, water, and gas. Customers can also monitor performance of PV, wind power,...

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: PowerWise Systems


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Make Your Dumb Air Conditioner Smarter

What happens when you are one of the millions of people that have a stand-alone room air conditioner or heating unit that isn't controlled by a central thermostat system?




Two High Performance Homes Rise in Seattle Infill Neighborhood

Two new industrial-modern style homes are just steps away from a popular area of artists, artisans, and manufacturers.

Mini Split Heat Pumps Adapting to High Performance Home Market

Mini split ductless heat pumps are making waves in the high performance home market.




Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Automating a home comfort system offers a great way for homeowners to save on their monthly energy bill.

Wiser Energy System Empowers Home Owners to Manage their Energy Use

With more states moving toward variable rate plans and surge pricing, when energy is consumed is almost as important as how much energy is used.

Pulte Presents Green Building Research at EEBA Summit

PulteGroup is looking for ways to build homes that are more resource efficient and also meet consumers' changing desires.

Arizona Green Builder Turns New Neighborhood into an Energy Grid

Jasper's colossal footprint of stored sunlight energy will be on a scale never-before-seen in the world when considering residential energy storage in a single planned community.

High Performance Homes Earns 3rd Housing Innovation Award

Originating from a production home, the French Country architectural design was customized according to the homeowner’s desires.

Three things to remember about home automation

One thing that sticks out to me about building an eco-friendly home in 2017 is that from a technology standpoint, there’s never been a better time to build one. From appliances to lights to indoor comfort, nearly every facet of a home can be managed through a centralized control system connected to the internet.

First Net-Zero Condos Slated for Ithaca NY

Combining cutting edge green technology with a walkable location, a car-free or car-light lifestyle is easily attainable.

Pinewood Forrest is First Large-Scale All Geothermal Community in the U.S. | Video

In addition to environmental benefits, geothermal systems provide significant aesthetic advantages.

Study: What is a Water View in Miami Worth?

Property owners in South Florida are looking to immerse themselves in everything Miami has to offer.

Luxury Apartments Use Smart Technology for Total Control

The technology provides a higher level of service and comfort to residents, and all of this is done through a single app.

Nest Smart Thermostat Prepared for the Solar Eclipse

The upcoming eclipse represents an opportunity for a special energy rush hour.

You Could Be Wasting Money Cooling an Empty Home

The best way for consumers to control their electric bills, and help the environment, is to reduce consumption.

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Smart homes / connected homes are helping homeowners achieve unprecedented levels of energy efficiency, comfort and convenience. Homeowners can interact remotely with their home systems, including lighting, HVAC, appliances and security. 

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