The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
As home energy codes drive performance, builders will have to find ways to build homes that meet those codes.
The value of the EEBA High Performance Home Summit for builders is in the gathering of like-minded pros to share the latest knowledge.
Once the company found there was a better way to build homes, they simply made that standard practice.
While more buyers are making home performance a part of their decision process, a home has to offer more than that.
The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.
Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.
Low cost of living is just as important as the purchase cost.
Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.
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.
The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.
Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.
EPA uses EEBA to create synergy with those in green building industry
It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.
All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,
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.
Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.
ZIP System sheathing helps this home beat Passive House standards.
At the EEBA Local Toolbox Session in Phoenx, Arizona, Susan Buchan, executive director, gave an overview of the Excellence in Building Conference.
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