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Innovative Home Ventilation Strategies Reduce Cooling Costs, Improve Health

Operable windows, doors, skylights, and vents can be integrated in a convective method to address the heat buildup in a home and improve indoor air quality. This white paper looks at these ventilation strategies and identifies products that can help you reduce cooling costs and improve the health in your home.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Solar Innovations




Stop Mold Dead with Defensive Building Practices

Unfortunately, mold has been a fact of life in residential buildings for decades. It's cost the industry many millions of dollars and led to illnesses and disruption for homeowners and their families. This white paper explores a defensive building product that can significantly reduce the threat of mold in a home.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Eco Building Products




Maul Home Residential Geothermal Case Study

Three years in the making: Oregon über-green superhome breaks all the traditional rules of high efficiency homebuilding. Any way you look at it, it’s over the top, energy-wise. The certified LEED Platinum house combines a ground source heat pump for...

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: ClimateMaster


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Harvard HouseZero Project Requires No HVAC or Daytime Electric Light

The renovation of the stick-built house will demonstrate how to transform this challenging building stock into a prototype of ultra-efficiency.

7 Strategies to Keep In Mind When Building a Green Home

Many homeowners are looking for ways to live more sustainably. Green homes provide a solution to many of environmental challenges by saving energy, reducing water consumption, and protecting human health. When properly constructed they can save money, enhance comfort, and promote health by avoiding exposure to toxins and contaminants.


7 strategies to consider for building green

Ventilation key for designing better buildings

How to Sustainably Remodel Your Home

By choosing to remodel, you have already made a green choice.

Sustainable Design: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.

Green Home Energy Rater Reviews Proud Green Home of Louisville

If you want to be at the top of the green building programs, you have to do the best of everything.

Air Quality: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville was designed and constructed with healthy living in mind.

Energy Management: Proud Green Home of Louisville

One of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of Louisville was to create a highly energy efficient yet very livable home.

TRI Pointe Launches HomeSmart Connected Home Line

WiFi connectivity means that homes are pre-wired for a central wireless access point.

3 Tips for Environmentally Friendly Bathroom Remodeling

More than any other room in the house, bathrooms are resource hogs.

Meeting Ventilation Demands for High-Performance Homes

High-performance, super-energy efficient homes are becoming more and more popular throughout North America. As demand from your customers grows, is your team equipped to meet the challenge?


Five Ways to Improve Your Home for Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual reminder how our environment can be improved by collectively doing things to reduce pollution. Here are a few easy things to consider.

Meeting Demand for High-Performance Homes

As the cost of energy remains a significant cost for home and multifamily building owners, the lure of net zero energy homes continues to grow.

Mold & Dust Mites: How Your Basement Impacts Home Air Quality

Posted by Sarah Lozanova Did you know that many of the indoor air quality issues in a home originate in the crawl space or basement? Unfortunately, basement air is frequently the most compromised air in the house, and contaminants commonly...


Busting Four Myths About Net-Zero Homes

There are still some myths out there that are keeping people from pursuing a net zero home.

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Better indoor air quality is one of the key benefits of green homes. Learn about the many factors that affect home air quality and what builders and homeowners can do to improve the air we breathe.

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