This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.
Most of us don’t realize that the majority of our energy-efficient equipment we use daily in our homes and businesses runs on direct current. But, the power coming in to our buildings is alternating current. This conversion results in lost energy. A solution to prevent this amount of lost energy is achieved by integrating dedicated DC systems.
Type: White Paper
In order to build a high performance home, builders need to embrace new technologies and techniques. The results can be greatly improved over traditional approaches. This white paper takes a look at some of the top things homebuilders should consider in choosing a wall system for the best building envelope.
Type: White Paper
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Rising housing costs are creating hardships for millions of U.S. households and taking a toll on economic growth.
In functional spaces, like a family room, Sandstone Tint serves as an unassuming backdrop for décor that features bright pops of color.
Because of the tax abatements, nearly every new home in Cincinnati is LEED Certified.
One panel discussion will feature professionals from the greater Atlanta market, one of the hotbeds for sustainable development and home building.
Strong labor markets and steady income growth have pushed up home values in the nation's hottest markets.
The Modern Architecture + Design Society brings its Modern Home Tour back to Vancouver for the 5th year in a row.
Property owners in South Florida are looking to immerse themselves in everything Miami has to offer.
In 2007, 1.3 million tons of wood were reclaimed and repurposed for other uses.
The first Hawaii “Well” home by Delos focuses on purity of air, water and lighting systems.
The Pan-Canadian Framework set the stage for bold action in the building sector, with a number of key commitments that will offer some of the lowest cost, most rapidly achievable GHG reductions.
The challenge of building your very own log cabin is exciting, but most importantly, it is very achievable.
Coffered ceilings are a far more attractive solution to other acoustic sound blockers.
Organizers: Eliminating annual expo in favor of one-on-one meetings enables participants to learn from each other about high-performance development.
In a staggering statistic, nearly 26 million Americans suffer from asthma, including more than 7 million children.
The disturbing truth is that, all too often, a glass of tap water also comes with a dose of industrial and agricultural contaminants.
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