This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.
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.
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. See More »
The goal is to create healthier and more comfortable living spaces without negatively impacting the environment or the climate.
Providing housing quickly, cost-effectively and sustainably is a global challenge.
The two story residence uses up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a code-built home.
The team at Hibbs Homes is rolling out a new option for home owners looking to build a better home.
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.
There are still some myths out there that are keeping people from pursuing a net zero home.
Regardless of the weather outside, this 21st Century approach to home building reduces energy consumption by 80 to 90 percent.
Developed by the International Living Future Institute, the Living Building Challenge certification requires actual, rather than modeled or anticipated, performance.
Although energy costs associated with Passive House significantly lower, other benefits harder to quantify.
High in the Hogback Mountains of Colorado, a 1,200-square foot dwelling is said to be the first Passive House in Colorado.
Beneath the rural exterior beats the heart of a high performance leader.
I knew I was in for a treat when I signed up for a weekend in Western Massachusetts.
To truly build smarter homes, high indoor air quality is essential.
Homes built with ICF walls require about 44 percent less energy to heat and 32 percent less energy to cool than a comparable wood-frame house.
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At the 2016 EEBA Conference and Expo, building science experts discussed the benefit of the incorporating green building techniques and outcomes into the IECC code, and the benefit of additional voluntary green building programs.