The lure of geothermal systems is attractive: clean, efficient heating and cooling and minuscule monthly energy bills compared to traditional air-handling methods. Hooking consumers, however, isn’t always so easy. It’s at least becoming easier, thanks to an array of incentives...
Type: White Paper
A nearly two decade veteran of residential geothermal installations, Savannah Builders owner Mike Gilles has solidified a reputation as the Oklahoma City builder when it comes to custom homes with optimized energy efficiency and a high quality finish-out. He attributes...
Type: Case Study
This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.
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Innovative green home technology is making energy efficient and sustainable way of living more accessible than ever.
It is the first project in Los Angeles where people can rent "eco-green" units.
This is Mercedes-Benz Energy's first collaboration with a U.S. solar provider, bringing its premium, high-performance, road-tested technology for home
The objective of this Addendum is to standardize the communication of the high performance features of residential properties.
While a solar power investment aligns homeowners with the popular green energy movement, there are also solid financial reasons to invest in solar.
It’s a simple purchase you can make for $5 or less that’ll pay big dividends for the environment.
PwC says the internet of things (IoT) is set to transform—and disrupt—the way we live.
Besides saving money, homeowners with a medium size house can expect to remove approximately 9,200 pounds of toxic pollution each year.
Seeming to float in midair, the system is cantilevered off a 30-foot-high retaining wall and hidden by an infinity pool overlooking downtown Los Angeles.
Not only was first-gen solar ugly, the real estate industry beat up homes that had it, actually dinging sale and appraisal values.
Offering a home that exceeds the minimum standard, no matter how stringent that might be, is one way a builder a can differentiate itself in a competitive marketplace.
After you’ve made the decision to go solar, the next step is figuring out how to pay for it.
The Six received LEED Platinum Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its many sustainable features, including a 16-collector solar hot water system.
With changes in the efficiency regulations for home water heaters, more people are considering a tankless water heater.
When Carl Benker and his wife, Elizabeth Wegner, designed their first home, the couple never intended to win contests or awards.
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Government rebates and tax credits -- including Energy Star Rebates -- offer homeowners and builders great incentives for creating more energy efficient homes. Get the latest news and information about residential energy rebates and tax credits.
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