Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.
A growing number of homebuilders and developers are using geothermal HVAC to differentiate their homes and neighborhoods in the tight new home market.
One of the keys to increasing consumer awareness of green or high performance homes is adding that information to Multiple Listing Service descriptions for homes in local markets.
In two months of spring and summer the home produced as much energy as it used.
Strict attention to detail helps the Proud Green Home of Louisville deliver a high level of indoor air quality and efficiency to the high performance home.
One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.
Water is just as precious a resource as energy in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.
If you want to be at the top of the green building programs, you have to do the best of everything.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville was designed and constructed with healthy living in mind.
The overall mission of Norton Commons is to provide its residents with More Life Per Square Foot.
Good design pays for itself, and the proof can be seen in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.
This home reflects what what the builder has learned so far about creating living spaces focused on good health, well-being, energy-efficiency, water-efficiency, durability and social and environmental restoration."
One of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of Louisville was to create a highly energy efficient yet very livable home.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville uses whole-home water filtration to provide fresh water to every fixture and appliance.
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.