The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,
The latest Proud Green Home will rise in Louisville as part of the sustainable Norton Commons community.
While net zero energy for homes has been growing in popularity, net zero water use is the next frontier for high performance homes.
With solar energy becoming more mainstream in many parts of the U.S., roofing contractors who add photovoltaic installation to their services can greatly expand in their markets.
Heat pump water heaters are among the few tank options that meet new water heater energy efficiency regulations.
Managing attic moisture will pay off over the life of the home.
Fueling our vehicles with clean, unlimited renewable energy, makes sense financially, environmentally and socially.
The ReNEWW House is a multi-year research project in which a 1920s vintage home is retrofitted into a net-zero energy, water and zero-waste-to-landfill structure.
SolarCity partners with builders to offer solar photovoltaic systems on new homes. With the program, SolarCity promises to deliver the benefits of solar power to homebuyers for little to no upfront cost. Walter Cuculic, manager of the builder program for...
Helios Solar Works manufactures high-performance mono-crystalline solar modules (PV panel) for solar electric systems. They use only high-quality components and an advanced, automated manufacturing platform to offer modules that will stand the test of time and deliver solar power beyond...
Established in February 2010, and funded by a state grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), formerly the Department of Commerce, and a federal grant from the State Energy Office awarded by the Department of Energy through the American...
Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, attends Solar Power International and talks to Joseph Park, senior marketing manager of the solar team at LG Electronics.
ProudGreenHome Editorial Director and Associate Publisher Teena Hammond talks to Katy Collardson, of CertainTeed, about solar panel options at the Solar Power International show in Orlando, Fla.
Watch as Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, chats with Rick Gilbert, vice president of Solar Source, at Solar Power International in Orlando, Fla.
Find out the latest in solar innovations. Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, interviews Tim Polega, vice president of Sharp Electronics Corp.'s Solar Energy Solutions Group, at Solar Power International in Orlando, Fla.
Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, talks to Mike Grunow, marketing director of Trina Solar, about the latest in residential solar at Solar Power International in Orlando, Fla.
Watch as Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, chats with Cecilia Aguillon, director of market development and government relations for Kyocera Solar at Solar Power International in Orlando, Fla.
Patrick Dempsey on the power of solar energy with Trina Solar.
Events like fuel-celled car races and a solar cook off provide a great way for future green homeowners, designers and builders to familiarize themselves with renewable energy practices.