Massachusetts Home Switches to Solar Power to Lower Heat Bills

Massachusetts Home Switches to Solar Power to Lower Heat Bills

The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.

Moving to High Performance Home Building is Worth the Learning Curve

Moving to High Performance Home Building is Worth the Learning Curve

As home energy codes drive performance, builders will have to find ways to build homes that meet those codes.

Award Winning Home Builder Still Learning New Ways to Excel

Award Winning Home Builder Still Learning New Ways to Excel

The value of the EEBA High Performance Home Summit for builders is in the gathering of like-minded pros to share the latest knowledge.

Home Builder Embraces Green Building Responsibility

Home Builder Embraces Green Building Responsibility

Once the company found there was a better way to build homes, they simply made that standard practice.

Building a Brand May Be the Biggest Challenge for Builders

Building a Brand May Be the Biggest Challenge for Builders

While more buyers are making home performance a part of their decision process, a home has to offer more than that.

Home Builders Share Hard Won Knowledge at EEBA

Home Builders Share Hard Won Knowledge at EEBA

The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.

Denver Home Builder Transitioned To High Performance Homes To Thrive In The Market

Denver Home Builder Transitioned To High Performance Homes To Thrive In The Market

Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.

Habitat for Humanity Adopts High Performance Home Building

Habitat for Humanity Adopts High Performance Home Building

Low cost of living is just as important as the purchase cost.

Wall Assembly Study Will Guide Builders on Moisture Management

Wall Assembly Study Will Guide Builders on Moisture Management

Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.

EEBA Gathers Like-Minded Building Pros

EEBA Gathers Like-Minded Building Pros

At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High-Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, building professionals gathered to share information on the latest trends and technology.

Builder Steps Up for Zero Energy Ready Subdivision

Builder Steps Up for Zero Energy Ready Subdivision

The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

EPA uses EEBA to create synergy with those in green building industry

LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications

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.

Construction Begins at Whisper Valley Eco Smart Community

Construction Begins at Whisper Valley Eco Smart Community

All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,

Stricter Residential Building Codes Drive Green Construction Acceptance

Stricter Residential Building Codes Drive Green Construction Acceptance

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.

What's Next? Residential Construction Leaders Predict Green Building Trends

What's Next? Residential Construction Leaders Predict Green Building Trends

Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.

High performance sheathing solves air sealing challenges

High performance sheathing solves air sealing challenges

ZIP System sheathing helps this home beat Passive House standards.

EEBA Excellence in Building Preview

EEBA Excellence in Building Preview

At the EEBA Local Toolbox Session in Phoenx, Arizona, Susan Buchan, executive director, gave an overview of the Excellence in Building Conference.

Energy saving sliding glass door designed for large spaces

Energy saving sliding glass door designed for large spaces

Available in large sizes and a variety of configurations, the door for commercial and residential applications features easy operation and simple modular installation.

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