The Gift of Geothermal: ClimateMaster Brings Efficient Heating and Cooling to Habitat for Humanity Homes

The Gift of Geothermal: ClimateMaster Brings Efficient Heating and Cooling to Habitat for Humanity Homes

Since ClimateMaster began partnering with Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity 10 years ago, the relationship has blossomed into a collaboration that has benefitted scores of local low-income families by putting them into affordable housing and in homes that rank among the most efficient available when it comes to heating and cooling.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: ClimateMaster


Tempe’s Eisendrath Center for Water Conservation Incorporates Patented Re-Circulatory Water Pump System

Tempe’s Eisendrath Center for Water Conservation Incorporates Patented Re-Circulatory Water Pump System

The Rose Eisendrath House has been restored as Tempe, Arizona’s Eisendrath Center for Water Conservation thanks to several major donors funding the 10-year $4.3 million project. The renovation’s highlights included a patented re-circulatory water pump system that is designed for buildings to save an average of 10,000 gallons of water a year.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: ACT D'MAND Systems


Residential Roofing Strategies Guide: A Comparison of Roofing Approaches for High-Performance Residential Construction

Residential Roofing Strategies Guide: A Comparison of Roofing Approaches for High-Performance Residential Construction

According to Energy Star, heating and cooling costs the average homeowner more than $1,000 per year, or about half the home's total energy bill. Investing in roofing that can lower those costs can pay off in lower utility bills and...

Type: Guide




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Expert: Builders must help buyers make more energy-efficient home choices

Expert: Builders must help buyers make more energy-efficient home choices

Shelton to discuss strategies, tactics for marketing high-performance structures as part of upcoming EEBA summit

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.

The world of interior trim

The world of interior trim

As we get closer to the finish line of building my new home, I wanted to take the opportunity to revisit one of my favorite sources of knowledge.

Consumer interest in sustainability driving Realtors' focus

Consumer interest in sustainability driving Realtors' focus

Study: Environmentally friendly features important in choosing where, what home to buy

Solar sanction

Solar sanction

California approves measure mandating solar be part of most new homes

5 reasons to build homes with ICFs

5 reasons to build homes with ICFs

Solid foundation improves home's function

Survey: Sustainability important to home buyers, agents alike

Survey: Sustainability important to home buyers, agents alike

71% of agents, brokers find promoting energy efficiency in listings somewhat or very valuable

Finishing up the interior

Finishing up the interior

Now that the walls of my new home are all painted up, I’ve been working on four key areas of the home’s interior: the flooring system, the kitchens, the bathroom, and the master bedroom.

Listen up: Device designed to hush exterior noise

Listen up: Device designed to hush exterior noise

University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use

What you need to know about handling waste from home renovation projects

What you need to know about handling waste from home renovation projects

One of the last things on someone's mind when remodeling a home is what they should do with the old material.

Interior paint done the right way

Interior paint done the right way

Putting a good finish on the interior walls of a home is more than just slapping paint on a wall and calling it a day. Every home is different, and so is every paint job.

Make your backyard the life of the party with a landscaping project

Make your backyard the life of the party with a landscaping project

Transforming the yard into more living space makes it a prime destination for the next garden party or backyard barbecue.

Find your good life in the agrihood

Find your good life in the agrihood

Boston-based developer Freehold Communities has plans for eight communities nationwide, several of which are built around the concept of the "agrihood."

Video | Vulnerable families will love a new 3D printed 'home safe home'

Video | Vulnerable families will love a new 3D printed 'home safe home'

The 3D-printed home serves as a proof-of-concept for sustainable homebuilding that will allow for safer, more affordable homes for more families, faster than ever.

Video | What it's really like living in a smart home

Video | What it's really like living in a smart home

A new home line from Pardee Homes builds in smart technology to make living easier.

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