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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While more buyers are making home performance a part of their decision process, a home has to offer more than that.
The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.
Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.
Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.
As energy codes and consumer interest drive growth in high-performance home buildings, insulated concrete forms provide an attractive alternative to wood-frame construction.
At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High-Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, building professionals gathered to share information on the latest trends and technology.
This year's event used a new format of summits to give builders, manufacturers, raters, code officials and other professionals the opportunity to share tips and challenges with their peers.
While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.
Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.
Millenials have high expectations for companies with which they interact.
EEBA provides a forum for building professionals to gather to share their successes and obstacles to building better homes.
A healthy home is a happy home, and a hot selling one as well.
Each point on the ERI scale represents a 1 percent change in the relative energy efficiency of the building.
It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.
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A growing number of homebuilders and developers are using geothermal HVAC to differentiate their homes and neighborhoods in the tight new home market.
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