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.

Stricter Residential Building Codes Drive Green Construction Acceptance

Stricter Residential Building Codes Drive Green Construction Acceptance

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.

High performance sheathing solves air sealing challenges

High performance sheathing solves air sealing challenges

ZIP System sheathing helps this home beat Passive House standards.

Proud Green Home of Louisville lays foundation for high performance living

Proud Green Home of Louisville lays foundation for high performance living

Insulating the foundation is one of the first steps to creating a quiet, comfortable, efficient home.

Proud Green Home of Louisville ground breaking starts deep green project

Proud Green Home of Louisville ground breaking starts deep green project

The latest Proud Green Home will rise in Louisville as part of the sustainable Norton Commons community.

 Green home market maturing as homeowners see value of high performance

Green home market maturing as homeowners see value of high performance

An architect with six Passive Houses under his belt is seeing homeowners come to value high performance homes at little to no extra costs.

IBS video: High performance windows are key to Passive House performance

IBS video: High performance windows are key to Passive House performance

With more homes being built to Passive House and other standards, builders have new options for high performance windows available in custom options.

IBS video: New Passive House window available in custom options

IBS video: New Passive House window available in custom options

There's a new option for Passive House and Energy Star windows on the market.

Mini splits delivering new levels of efficiency and control

Mini splits delivering new levels of efficiency and control

Ductless mini split units are offering greater levels of energy efficiency and control, and are finding their way into super high performance homes.

Triple pane windows deliver high performance results for residential and commercial buildings

Triple pane windows deliver high performance results for residential and commercial buildings

High performance windows are entering the main stream market as builders look for help to meet tougher energy codes.

ERVs deliver comfort and energy savings in high performance homes

ERVs deliver comfort and energy savings in high performance homes

As homes are becoming more tightly built, proper ventilation is increasingly critical for optimal indoor air quality.

Greenbuild interview - Panasonic Eco Solutions

Greenbuild interview - Panasonic Eco Solutions

Ken Nelson with Panasonic Eco Solutions discusses developments that make air ventilation a critical part of green building design, and reviews some of the latest fan technologies that save energy while ensuring indoor air quality.

Greenbuild interview - Icynene

Greenbuild interview - Icynene

Spray foam insulation can perform double duty in a building. Building professionals specify it for the R-value, insulating the home in a cost-effective way. But it also offers a high level of air sealing in the same application. Betsy Cosper...

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