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


COMING SOON | Proud Green Home of Louisville Interactive Discovery Center

This Interactive Discovery Center will compare and contrast the strategies, systems, methods and products of The Proud Green Home of Louisville with today's typical newly constructed homes.


COMING SOON | Proud Green Home of Louisville Interactive Discovery Center

This Interactive Discovery Center will compare and contrast the strategies, systems, methods and products of The Proud Green Home of Louisville with today's typical newly constructed homes.


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Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.




Mini Split Heat Pumps Adapting to High Performance Home Market

Mini Split Heat Pumps Adapting to High Performance Home Market

Mini split ductless heat pumps are making waves in the high performance home market.




High Performance Home Builders Turning to the Latest Geothermal Technology

High Performance Home Builders Turning to the Latest Geothermal Technology

EEBA Summit Features the Latest in Building Science for Better Homes.




Cornell Tech Passive House Uses Duct Sealing for Energy-Efficient HVAC System

Cornell Tech Passive House Uses Duct Sealing for Energy-Efficient HVAC System

Unlike traditional duct sealing, aeroseal works from the inside of the ducts to seal leaks.

Are Passive Houses the Future of High Performance Homes?

Are Passive Houses the Future of High Performance Homes?

Common myths are that passive homes are too stuffy and that the walls are too thick.

New Urbanism Designer Joining EEBA Summit Panel

New Urbanism Designer Joining EEBA Summit Panel

One panel discussion will feature professionals from the greater Atlanta market, one of the hotbeds for sustainable development and home building.

Demand for HERS Ratings Grows Through 2017

Demand for HERS Ratings Grows Through 2017

Not only is there an increase in the number of HERS rated homes, but the energy performance of those homes built is increasing.

Ultra Low Energy Retrofits Meet Aggressive Targets

Ultra Low Energy Retrofits Meet Aggressive Targets

Over the past decade, a small number of ULE building retrofit projects have been documented in more than 20 states.

Wellness and Asthma Prevention in the Home

Wellness and Asthma Prevention in the Home

In a staggering statistic, nearly 26 million Americans suffer from asthma, including more than 7 million children.

Solar Powers Delivers Hot Water North of the Arctic Circle

Solar Powers Delivers Hot Water North of the Arctic Circle

For the first time, village leaders keep the hydroponic trailer at 74 degrees in sub-zero temperatures,

Watch out Passive House and Net Zero, Active House is on the Scene (Video)

Watch out Passive House and Net Zero, Active House is on the Scene (Video)

The goal is to create healthier and more comfortable living spaces without negatively impacting the environment or the climate.

Affordable Passive House Model Uses Prefab Insulated Walls

Affordable Passive House Model Uses Prefab Insulated Walls

Providing housing quickly, cost-effectively and sustainably is a global challenge.

1st Certified Passive House PLUS to Start Construction in Vancouver

1st Certified Passive House PLUS to Start Construction in Vancouver

The two story residence uses up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a code-built home.

St. Louis Builder Offers Net Zero Homes

St. Louis Builder Offers Net Zero Homes

The team at Hibbs Homes is rolling out a new option for home owners looking to build a better home.

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