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NAHB: Average Builder Uses 10 Different Green Products and Practices

Energy efficient windows ranked at the top of the list of green products commonly used by most builders.

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,


Home Automation is the Next Frontier for Sustainable Living

Today’s advanced, cost-effective automation solutions can reduce a homeowner’s carbon footprint more than ever before.

Luxury Geothermal Home Hits Market at $34 Million

It's a record setting price, eclipsing last month's record sale of $23 million in the same Vail Village neighborhood.

How Cozy is Your City? Here's the Latest Top 10 List

Some cities are simply considered cozier places to hunker down than others.

Enertech Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

These standards give specifications for products, services and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency.

High Performance Mechanical Systems for Houses That Work

The Energy & Environmental Building Alliance has announced a new session of the High Performance Mechanical Systems for Houses That Work scheduled for March 28, 2017, in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Top 10 2016 Green Home News Items

Here's a look back at the Top 10 news items for 2016, ranked in ascending order of popularity.

Drafts and Poor Insulation Create Both Discomfort and Familial Strife

A new survey found that uncomfortable homes caused not only physical discomfort, but emotional discomfort as well.

AHR innovation awards announced

The annual competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo.

New Compact Horizontal Packaged Geothermal System Fits Small Footprint Locations

A new compact horizontal geothermal/water source heat pump is designed for a small footprint in retrofit and new applications.

Most homeowners give themselves a B in energy savings - what's your grade?

26 percent of homeowners would rather walk around in their underwear than spend money to cool down their homes in the summer

Test your summer time A/C IQ

How much do you really know about these devices that make summer bearable?

How to mix radiant and forced air heating and cooling

Many homeowners would like the comfort and efficiency of a radiant heating system, but are unfamiliar with how it could integrate with a forced air system.


This Old House uses duct-sealing technology on deep green retrofit (video)

The use of aeroseal technology to improve the energy efficiency and indoor air quality of a newly constructed home was featured on the latest episode of PBS’s This Old House.

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