From the Tiny House trend to tighter thermal envelopes, the marketplace is taking a deeper interest in high performance, sustainable homes.
On a residential or commercial building site, time equals money, so building professionals are interested in shortening the process while maintaining quality.
High-performance home to be used teach real estate agents, builders and others about the value of green and sustainable construction
Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year.
There are many paths to sustainability, and the Proud Green Home of Louisville is traveling many of them.
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.
ZIP System sheathing helps this home beat Passive House standards.
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.
High performance design incorporates fresh air flow for comfort, indoor air quality, and efficiency.
One of the characteristics of a well built home is a lack of squeaks in the flooring.
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 &...
Insulating the foundation is one of the first steps to creating a quiet, comfortable, efficient home.
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.
The latest Proud Green Home will rise in Louisville as part of the sustainable Norton Commons community.
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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