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Use Cool Roof Technology for Home Energy Efficiency

Often, the roof is the least energy efficient part of a home. According to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, about 30 percent of a home's energy is used for heating and cooling, and about half of that is due to heated...

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Induction Cooking: It's Not Your Parent's Cooking Stove

While induction cooking has made great strides in recent years throughout Europe and Asia, Americans have been slower to make the switch, perhaps, in part, due to not fully understanding the benefits and how it actually works. This white paper explains how induction cooking works and the benefits associated with it.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America




DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Home builder Luis Imery has built a home any homeowner would be proud of, the first U.S. Department of Energy-certified DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in the state of Georgia. The Proud Green Home was constructed in...

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


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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.

Affordable Net-Zero Homes Enter North America's Northern Metropolis

Landmark Homes now comfortably uses affordable and net zero home in the same sentence.

Resource Emerges for Tiny House DIY-ers (Video)

So appealing is the tiny house, that many adventurous DIY-ers have set out to build their own tiny home.

Leaky Outdoor Faucets Are History (Video)

The House Hydrants are touted as the reinvention of the outdoor tap.

Is Passive House worth the cost?

Although energy costs associated with Passive House significantly lower, other benefits harder to quantify.


Virtual Reality Headsets Expand The New Home Shopping Experience

Homebuyers can now don goggles and take a virtual tour of their potential future home at two PulteGroup communities.

Arizona Builder Launches 2 LEED Certified Developments

Maracay officials say this makes the company the only large-scale homebuilder in metro Phoenix building homes to achieve LEED certification.

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

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

How Much House will $300K Buy in the Top 50 Cities?

People say real estate is all about location, location, location. But you can add size into that equation.

Great Green Home | The Dells at Cathedral Point by Mandalay Homes

This high-performance home is a 2,207-square-foot home in Prescott, Arizona, built to the performance criteria of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.

Why Punxsutawney Phil Doesn't Worry About Seeing His Shadow

If Phil sees his shadow, then you might want to join him in reducing glare and achieve savings on your energy bills by incorporating window film into your home.

Great Green Home | High-Performance Bungalow by Imery & Co.

This High-Performance Bungalow, by Imery & Co., is a 2,194-square-foot home in Roswell, Georgia, built to the performance criteria of the U.S. DOE Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.

Keep an Eye on 2017 Interior Design Forecast Trends

For 2017 interior design will reflect emerging themes from the juxtaposition of natural materials and opulent ornamentation to minimalistic designs enhanced with bold, new finishes.

Amazon Alexa Powers New Smart Home Project

A walk through the Brookfield Residential Smart Home reveals a variety of extremely useful technologies triggered by the spoken word.

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