High Performance Homes, No More Cost

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


Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future

Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future

Today’s leading decentralized wastewater systems have closed that gap between the capabilities and performance of conventional wastewater treatment systems. Decentralized wastewater systems are pre-designed for collection, treatment, and dispersal/reuse of wastewater at or near the point of waste generation.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bio-Microbics


Creating a Building Envelope That Beats Code

Creating a Building Envelope That Beats Code

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

Sponsor: Fox Blocks


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Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Advice for Making Your Home Smarter | Video

Automating a home comfort system offers a great way for homeowners to save on their monthly energy bill.

Minimize A Home's Carbon Footprint with Recycled Wood Doors

Minimize A Home's Carbon Footprint with Recycled Wood Doors

In 2007, 1.3 million tons of wood were reclaimed and repurposed for other uses.

Luxury Apartments Use Smart Technology for Total Control

Luxury Apartments Use Smart Technology for Total Control

The technology provides a higher level of service and comfort to residents, and all of this is done through a single app.

Nationwide Tap Water Report Details Pollutants in Virtually All U.S. Public Water Systems

Nationwide Tap Water Report Details Pollutants in Virtually All U.S. Public Water Systems

The disturbing truth is that, all too often, a glass of tap water also comes with a dose of industrial and agricultural contaminants.

Concerns About Drinking Water Rising Along with Temperatures

Concerns About Drinking Water Rising Along with Temperatures

Summer months mean rising temperatures and more outdoor activities, making it even more important to ensure members of your family are properly hydrated.

Behind Closed Doors: Survey Takes A Fresh Look At What Your Fridge Says About You

Behind Closed Doors: Survey Takes A Fresh Look At What Your Fridge Says About You

One in four U.S. consumers hide junk food in the back.

Are These the Best Home Automation Devices & Apps?

Are These the Best Home Automation Devices & Apps?

The way we live at home is changing and the modern home is very much focussed on convenience.

Remodeling Survey: Hawaii Leads Nation in Home Renovation Plans

Remodeling Survey: Hawaii Leads Nation in Home Renovation Plans

The GetHearth.com Home Renovation Survey recently ranked the U.S. states with the most home renovations planned for the upcoming year.

New Jersey High Rise Powered with Smart Controls

New Jersey High Rise Powered with Smart Controls

Real estate developers are doing everything they can to differentiate their apartment buildings as fashionable living centers for people of all ages.

Water Conservation: Proud Green Home of Louisville

Water Conservation: Proud Green Home of Louisville

Water is just as precious a resource as energy in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.

Sustainable Design: Proud Green Home of Louisville

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.

Architect Infuses Home with Green Building Passion

Architect Infuses Home with Green Building Passion

Good design pays for itself, and the proof can be seen in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.

Beautify Your Home With 2017 Kitchen & Bathroom Trends

Beautify Your Home With 2017 Kitchen & Bathroom Trends

Turn your home into an Instagram-worthy living space without breaking the bank.

Survey: Homeowners Giving Up Formal Dining Rooms

Survey: Homeowners Giving Up Formal Dining Rooms

Thirteen percent of the respondents say they’ve ditched the dining room furniture to make space for yoga or serious arts and crafts.

Study: New Kitchens Lead to Healthier Lifestyles

Study: New Kitchens Lead to Healthier Lifestyles

When it comes to choosing kitchen materials such as countertops and flooring, look and durability are top factors across all age groups.

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