This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.
Contains the most important information needed by consumers to save energy in the home. This highly illustrated booklet also provides solid advice for homeowners who plan to design and build a new home.
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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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.
Unfortunately, most fires in traditional masonry fireplaces are long on atmosphere but short on energy efficiency.
Lots of people are looking for from trustworthy advice to undertake home projects on their own.
Paint is more than just a color; it is a method of communication.
The annual competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo.
While many historic homeowners would like to opt for new energy efficient upgrades, it's often out of the question without compromising the structure or historical significance of the site.
For builders who want to get the most out of a plumbing system, the choice of piping material has a long-term impact on the project.
After 124 years in this factory, these timbers and planks will begin a new life.
When it comes to home décor, one of the easiest ways to update a room is with a fresh coat of paint.
The Six received LEED Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its many sustainable features, including a 16-collector solar hot water system.
Our homes can be riddled with hidden germs, leading to illnesses and lots of discomfort.
What are good remodeling and home improvement ideas and which should you avoid when you want to increase the resale value of your house?
The serious, aloe green was inspired by consumers’ search for security, protection, privacy and resilience in an uncertain world.
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