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High Performance Homes, No More Cost

This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: EEBA




High Performance Homes, No More Cost

This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: EEBA




Geothermal is Key to Zero Net Energy Home in Sustainable Community Outside of Atlanta

Net zero homes produce as much energy as they consume, through renewable energy sources. One of the best ways to reduce the overall demand for energy is to make geothermal heating and cooling a part of the home.

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What's the Price of the Most Famous House in the World?

The home has never been sold and is not on the market.

PGH of Louisville takes public spotlight

High-performance home to be used teach real estate agents, builders and others about the value of green and sustainable construction

Lubberland's Edge: Net-Zero Home Focuses on Indoor Air Quality

When Norbert and Robin were designing their retirement dream home in southeastern New Hampshire, they were inspired by the concept of dynamic energy efficiency. Four energy-efficient systems were used to ensure comfort throughout the year while promoting indoor air quality.

What does green comfort mean to you?

Early in our quest to build an eco-friendly home we said this new house, and the property surrounding it, would be a balance. We want to build in such a way that the structure and the people living in it have as little environmental impact as possible.

High-performance multifamily construction helping drive EEBA agenda

Annual conference and expo to highlight strategies, education sessions and networking for those focused on energy efficient and sustainable building

AIA officials: Sustainability, high-performance design practices 'absolutely here to stay'

Organization's annual expo makes green building a key focus among worldwide attendees

The journey begins!

Welcome to a new blog here on Proud Green Home! I’m Dave Sweet, and I invite you to read along, contribute, and learn along with my wife and me as we design and build an eco-friendly home that achieves a balance between low environmental impact and genuine comfort and ease of living.

Proud Green Home of Louisville lays foundation for high performance living

Insulating the foundation is one of the first steps to creating a quiet, comfortable, efficient home.


The Proud Green Home of Louisville: Setting the tone

We are about to embark on a journey of 'the end game solution' to living with good health, well-being, energy-efficiency, water-efficiency, durability and social and environmental restoration.


Green home project concentrates on comfort (video)

While energy efficiency grabs the headlines, it's the daily living that makes a green home successful.

Mass market builder Pulte developing zero net energy home prototype

Pulte says it is the largest builder to participate in a pilot aimed at building new homes to achieve maximum energy efficiency and utility grid load reduction.

High performance home will be San Diego's first Certified Passive House

Casa Aguila will arguably be the most advanced home ever built in San Diego County, looking to achieve many firsts for the region.

A peek at the future of HVAC, refrigeration (video)

Consumer care of indoor air quality and indoor health will drive the development of HVAC and refrigeration products that are more efficient and sustainable.


Radiant heat installed in NextHome testing house

NextHome is a functional demo house in Detroit, Michigan. It is part smart home, part distributed generation and part direct current (DC) that operates as a “living lab” within NextEnergy’s testing and validation platforms.

InVision Zero Home proves energy efficiency is affordable

The InVision Zero Home project is about “envisioning” net-zero homes "in” neighborhoods across around the country.

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