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A Look Back: 2016 Top Green Building Trends

From the Tiny House trend to tighter thermal envelopes, the marketplace is taking a deeper interest in high performance, sustainable homes.

Sheathing System Cuts Home Building Time and Boosts Building Envelope Sealing

On a residential or commercial building site, time equals money, so building professionals are interested in shortening the process while maintaining quality.

PGH of Louisville takes public spotlight

High-performance home to be used teach real estate agents, builders and others about the value of green and sustainable construction

Duct Sealing Boosts Energy Efficiency and Comfort for Su Verde

Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year.


Electric Radiant Floor Heating Warms the Proud Green Home of Louisville

There are many paths to sustainability, and the Proud Green Home of Louisville is traveling many of them.


Sustainable exterior options wrap the Proud Green Home of Louisville

At Su Verde (Italian for ‘About Green’), sustainably made exterior products are part of the home's green story, and will help it earn multiple high performance home certifications.


High performance sheathing solves air sealing challenges

ZIP System sheathing helps this home beat Passive House standards.


Boral brick showcased in Proud Green Home of Louisville

Built with sustainability and longevity in mind, the Proud Green Home of Louisville was wrapped with a brick exterior that also fits with its Italianate design.

ERV ensures indoor air quality in high performance home

High performance design incorporates fresh air flow for comfort, indoor air quality, and efficiency.


Subfloor stands up to the weather for a resilient home

One of the characteristics of a well built home is a lack of squeaks in the flooring.


A high performance thermal envelope starts at the foundation

To ensure the Proud Green Home of Louisville performs according to plan, it's being wrapped in insulation. The foundation incorporates foam forms, and most of the walls are insulated concrete forms as well. Builder Sy Safi of UberGreen Spaces &...


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.


The Proud Green Home of Louisville: Setting the tone

We are about to embark on a journey of 'the end game solution' to living with good health, well-being, energy-efficiency, water-efficiency, durability and social and environmental restoration.


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.


Proud Green Home of Louisville uses an ERV for comfort and healthy living

Because it will be a very energy-efficient home, there will be little natural airflow, like in many older homes that leak air around doors and windows and other openings.

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