Net-zero and Healthy: Building a Thriving home

Net-zero and Healthy: Building a Thriving home

High-performance home-builder Gene Myers discusses Thrive's innovations in healthy homes, industry impacts of COVID, and the future of smart homes.

Social Entrepreneur on the leading edge of best practices for the Tiny Home movement

Social Entrepreneur on the leading edge of best practices for the Tiny Home movement

Clint Gooch, founder of Mustard Seed Tiny Homes, discusses the rapidly changing world of city codes, zoning regulations and build quality for Tiny Homes in the U.S.

‘How-To’ video creator Tom Mills makes world greener :26 at a time

‘How-To’ video creator Tom Mills makes world greener :26 at a time

Greenshortz publisher believes short, simple is the way to lead people deeper into sustainability, and his YouTube channel practices what he (very quickly) preaches.

High-efficiency refugee center seeks final partners for construction

High-efficiency refugee center seeks final partners for construction

An Atlanta project fuses sustainability with hope as it prepares final stages toward construction.

New Georgia center as good to environment as refugees it will serve

New Georgia center as good to environment as refugees it will serve

Leaders of Friends of Refugees, a Georgia-based non-profit, knew they needed a building. To make the project more attractive to donors by lowering operating costs, executive director Brian Bollinger studied up on high-performance. Here's what he learned, and the facility that will result.

Home energy audits can spur major savings

Home energy audits can spur major savings

Professional or do-it-yourself options spotlight problems

5 tips for transforming homes into smart devices

5 tips for transforming homes into smart devices

Real opportunity involves incorporating technology during design, construction phases

5 tips for fighting mold, humidity

5 tips for fighting mold, humidity

Fungus can permanently damage homes, threaten occupant health

Infographic: How to save money on a bathroom remodel

Infographic: How to save money on a bathroom remodel

Setting a budget, proper planning are key

Take action to keep summer energy bills in check

Take action to keep summer energy bills in check

Zehnder America offers 6 tips to save energy this summer

EV charging stations more than a luxury, now a differentiator

EV charging stations more than a luxury, now a differentiator

Electric vehicles still account for a small percentage of automobiles on U.S. roads but the growth trend is upward. And that means builders and developers are increasingly compelled to include EV charging stations in their projects.

'Home of the future' is here

'Home of the future' is here

One of nation's largest builders to construct all of its homes ready to accommodate latest smart technology

3 advantages to building with LEED materials

3 advantages to building with LEED materials

Green approach contributes efficiency, value, sustainability risk

Summer sustainability

Summer sustainability

6 ways to trim home energy expenses, boost eco-friendliness this season

Wis. builders works to boost visibility of zero-energy homes

Wis. builders works to boost visibility of zero-energy homes

Good design, ensuring buyers understand financial and lifestyle benefits are key

Creating cutting-edge home warranties

Creating cutting-edge home warranties

Builder looks to incorporate monitoring into homebuilding's future

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

New 3 IN 1 tile combines protection, insulation, solar into a single product to boost energy efficiency

Why are property, people and pets expendable?

Why are property, people and pets expendable?

Structures knocked over and scattered as if they were built with tongue depressors. Everything gone.

Prefab approach bridges gap in sustainable Calif. home market

Prefab approach bridges gap in sustainable Calif. home market

With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours

Homebuilder offers Tesla Powerwall for true net zero living

Homebuilder offers Tesla Powerwall for true net zero living

By using stored energy day or night, the Powerwall roughly doubles the amount of solar energy that directly powers the home.

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