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High Performance Homes, No More Cost

This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: EEBA




Energy Management

PowerWise Systems energy management and building intelligence solutions allow homeowners to: Know your energy costs in detail Create efficient equipment schedules Keep heating an cooling costs down Receive equipment failure warnings Analyze detailed usage by circuit

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: PowerWise Systems




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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How to Sustainably Remodel Your Home

By choosing to remodel, you have already made a green choice.

Energy Star Home Delivers Lower Utility Bills

Despite moving into a larger home, their energy bills were lower than in their previous house.

Green Home Energy Rater Reviews Proud Green Home of Louisville

If you want to be at the top of the green building programs, you have to do the best of everything.

12 Steps to Save Energy and Money in Your Home (Infographic)

Going green can do good for more than just the planet, it’s also good for our wallets.

TRI Pointe Launches HomeSmart Connected Home Line

WiFi connectivity means that homes are pre-wired for a central wireless access point.

Make Every Day Earth Day: Take the LED Pledge

It’s a simple purchase you can make for $5 or less that’ll pay big dividends for the environment.

Green Home Ready for Pre-Dry Wall Open House

The Green Shortz Green House is targeted for LEED for Homes, EarthCraft, and Zero Energy Ready Home certification.

St. Louis Builder Offers Net Zero Homes

The team at Hibbs Homes is rolling out a new option for home owners looking to build a better home.

NGBS Celebrates Green Home Certification Milestone

The 100,000th NGBS Green Certified home is part of Proffitt Dixon’s Peyton Stakes apartment community in Nashville, Tenn.

3 Ways Building A Tiny House Is Easy and Environmentally Responsible

Human beings have a natural liking for things in miniature.

Zero Energy Ready Certified Homes Passes 1000 (Video)

The DOE promotes ZERH homes as "the home of the future," a home that lives, works, and lasts better.

Oregon Net Zero Home Earns First Living Building Challenge Residential Certification

Developed by the International Living Future Institute, the Living Building Challenge certification requires actual, rather than modeled or anticipated, performance.

Green Home Remodeling Still a Good Investment

Even without tax credits, there are still good investments to be made in remodeling a home to be more energy efficient.

Tackle Home Sealing Projects with New Spray Foam

The solution expands to take the shape of gaps and cracks forming a long-lasting, airtight and water-resistant bond to most building materials.

New Ply Gem Architectural Toolbox Makes it Easier to Create Tailor-Made Designs

The concept of ‘live-work-play’ mixed-use developments is on the rise, with increased demand for walkable urban neighborhoods.

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An energy audit is often the first step to creating a truly energy efficient home. Energy audits can be performed by professionals, but are increasingly done by homeowners with the assistance of auditing devices that operate 24/7 within the home.

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