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,...

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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

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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.

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The Energy Code Compliance Conundrum

Unlike most other building codes, the energy code has multiple compliance paths.

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.

Home Builders Use the HERS Ratings for ERI Compliance

Each point on the ERI scale represents a 1 percent change in the relative energy efficiency of the building.

LEED For Homes Reduces Wait for Certification

A new process makes it faster for builders to certify multiple homes built to the same model.




LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications

It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.




Pre Fab LEED Certifiable Homes Built to Weather Florida Hurricanes

Designed for tropical and subtropical environments, the two new models are constructed from 18-gauge steel and concrete.

Are Passive Houses the Future of High Performance Homes?

Common myths are that passive homes are too stuffy and that the walls are too thick.

Study: Green Homes Save Twice As Much Energy As Anticipated

Certified homes used up to 40% less electricity than non-certified homes, in some cases making Built Green homes twice as efficient as predicted.

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.

New Spray Gasket Helps Meet Energy Code Air Leakage Requirements

With air leakage accounting for 40% of energy loss in new homes, this durable, flexible foam solution allows for a smooth, even drywall installation.

Cincinnati LEED Home Reflects Power of Tax Incentives to Spur Green Building

Because of the tax abatements, nearly every new home in Cincinnati is LEED Certified.

USGBC Names LEED Homes Award Winners

The LEED Homes Award recipients include multi-family, single-family and affordable housing projects and companies that are trailblazers in the residential sector.

Video | Six Reasons to Build a Zero Energy Ready Home

Zero energy homes are some of the most energy efficient homes on the planet.

Demand for HERS Ratings Grows Through 2017

Not only is there an increase in the number of HERS rated homes, but the energy performance of those homes built is increasing.

Green Organizations Push Canada to Adopt Ultra Energy Efficient Building Codes

The Pan-Canadian Framework set the stage for bold action in the building sector, with a number of key commitments that will offer some of the lowest cost, most rapidly achievable GHG reductions.

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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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