The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.
All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,
Boatbuilder and architect crafts unique wooden net-zero home.
The latest Proud Green Home will rise in Louisville as part of the sustainable Norton Commons community.
The 2015 Greenbuild Unity home, erected in just a few days on the expo floor, was designed to show case the state of the art of affordable high performance home building.
While net zero energy for homes has been growing in popularity, net zero water use is the next frontier for high performance homes.
In the Net Zero Zone at Greenbuild 2015, companies demonstrated their ability to operate from renewable energy at the Washington Convention Center.
Windows aren't the only solution for bringing natural light into every area in your home.
With solar energy becoming more mainstream in many parts of the U.S., roofing contractors who add photovoltaic installation to their services can greatly expand in their markets.
Heat pump water heaters are among the few tank options that meet new water heater energy efficiency regulations.
Managing attic moisture will pay off over the life of the home.
Fueling our vehicles with clean, unlimited renewable energy, makes sense financially, environmentally and socially.
The ReNEWW House is a multi-year research project in which a 1920s vintage home is retrofitted into a net-zero energy, water and zero-waste-to-landfill structure.
SolarCity partners with builders to offer solar photovoltaic systems on new homes. With the program, SolarCity promises to deliver the benefits of solar power to homebuyers for little to no upfront cost. Walter Cuculic, manager of the builder program for...
An interview with Martha Strick of CertainTeed at Greenbuild in Philadelphia. Martha tells us about the Apollo II PV Roofing System and how it integrates into the roof of new and existing homes. It's low-profile, aesthetically pleasing and decreases waste from shingles.
Solatube tubular daylighting devices (TDDs) are affordable, high-performance lighting solutions that bring daylight into interior spaces where traditional skylights and windows simply can’t reach.
Up to 20% of your utility bill is for heating domestic hot water. You can save up to 90% of your hot water heating needs by using solar thermal energy. This video, created by Bosch Thermotechnology Corp., explains how solar water heaters work using the renewable and natural power of the sun.
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