This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.
On-demand tankless water heaters are becoming more efficient, and as a result, more accepted in homes. They require no storage tank, heating water directly only when hot water is needed.
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This guide compares Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) with other forms used in above grade (walls) and below grade applications (foundations). Key factors in selecting the best system for your home are identified.
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The House Hydrants are touted as the reinvention of the outdoor tap.
Improper sill flashing and reverse through-flashing on window openings contributed to severe moisture management issues in a series of stucco homes.
While a home’s roof typically represents 40% of the home’s exterior, homeowners often miss an opportunity to integrate the roof as part of a color-coordinated exterior.
The solution expands to take the shape of gaps and cracks forming a long-lasting, airtight and water-resistant bond to most building materials.
PwC says the internet of things (IoT) is set to transform—and disrupt—the way we live.
As with any appliance, water heaters need regular maintenance to keep them operating at peak efficiency and to help them last as long as possible.
If you live in a home or apartment built after the 1950s, you likely cope with one of the most unkind and unflattering forms of interior lighting.
If Phil sees his shadow, then you might want to join him in reducing glare and achieve savings on your energy bills by incorporating window film into your home.
The concept of ‘live-work-play’ mixed-use developments is on the rise, with increased demand for walkable urban neighborhoods.
For 2017 interior design will reflect emerging themes from the juxtaposition of natural materials and opulent ornamentation to minimalistic designs enhanced with bold, new finishes.
The New American Remodeled Home is the first remodeling showcase home to be presented at IBS in a decade.
Color trends in interior design are frequently fickle, quickly swinging from one side of the spectrum to the other.
The new program, called ENERGY STAR Verified HVAC Installation (ESVI), was designed to place new emphasis on the importance of duct sealing and other best practices .
A local expert in Home Performance with ENERGY STAR can help you uncover the potential of your home.
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