The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
This technology enables homeowners to generate electricity every time they wash dishes, take showers, do laundry, wash cars, water the lawn, and flush.
This is the company’s first master-planned community in which each of the homes in all of the neighborhoods will include solar for purchase or lease.
The project will equal Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual electrity demand.
Battery storage systems are getting cheaper so it's easier homeowners with solar systems to cut ties to the grid.
CSS can be the ‘killer app’ for cooperatives, supplying a cost-competitive, locally sourced, clean energy resource.
Research suggest that installing PV on new housing developments could enable residential PV installation savings of 61 percent relative to the Q1 2017 benchmark system price.
Eventually, the Tesla products will be offered in more than 800 of Home Depot's 2,200 U.S. locations.
The project was also constructed with the resiliency features to provide added safety for residents during and after major storms.
The new product includes a home energy management system that will allow users to control how and when they want to use their energy.
Research forecasts market dominance for high-performance homes, buildings
Despite all the marketing muscle that has been applied to smart home products, homeowners and home buyers are taking a cautious approach so far.
Community of townhomes expected to open later this year
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.
Architect: "Beautiful, clean energy systems are the way of the future in custom homes."
After some careful consideration, I’ve decided to install a solar thermal system onto the roof above my garage as part of my project!
With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.
The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.
You probably know by now that photo voltaic solar panels have been part of my master plan for this home since day one. Utilities are expensive, especially electricity. My wife and I are usually pretty good about turning the lights off when we leave a room, but the bills can still add up.
With more states moving toward variable rate plans and surge pricing, when energy is consumed is almost as important as how much energy is used.