Integrated Water Management: Key to Sustainable Development and Stability

Integrated Water Management: Key to Sustainable Development and Stability

Integrated Water Management is a process which promotes the coordinated development and management of water resources in an equitable manner without compromising vital ecosystems. This white paper dives into the Integrated Water Management process and reveals how communities and industries are addressing wastewater management into the future.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Bio-Microbics


High Performance Homes, No More Cost

High Performance Homes, No More Cost

This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: EEBA


Utility Ground Loop Service Model Transforms Geothermal Heating and Cooling Costs

Utility Ground Loop Service Model Transforms Geothermal Heating and Cooling Costs

Geothermal heat pump systems can save 30 to 50 percent in heating and cooling costs. But the initial costs for installing the ground loop have been a stumbling block the industry has struggled with for years. However, a new approach to financing the ground loops has made it easier for new communities to adopt geothermal heating and cooling.

Type: White Paper




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Building a Brand May Be the Biggest Challenge for Builders

Building a Brand May Be the Biggest Challenge for Builders

While more buyers are making home performance a part of their decision process, a home has to offer more than that.




Home Builders Share Hard Won Knowledge at EEBA

Home Builders Share Hard Won Knowledge at EEBA

The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.




Denver Home Builder Transitioned To High Performance Homes To Thrive In The Market

Denver Home Builder Transitioned To High Performance Homes To Thrive In The Market

Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.




Luxury Floating Home Designed for Durability

Luxury Floating Home Designed for Durability

Exterior materials were chosen for longevity and ease of maintenance.

Habitat for Humanity Adopts High Performance Home Building

Habitat for Humanity Adopts High Performance Home Building

Low cost of living is just as important as the purchase cost.




Ventilation aids in design of better multifamily buildings

Ventilation aids in design of better multifamily buildings

Balanced air strategies boost home air quality

High-performance products make builders' lives easier

High-performance products make builders' lives easier

Huber uses collaboration to increase relevancy in industry




Manufacturers Value EEBA Summit to Listen to Customers

Manufacturers Value EEBA Summit to Listen to Customers

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.




Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

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.

Obtaining a high-performance 'edge'

Obtaining a high-performance 'edge'

EEBA summit provides chance for builders to learn, share ideas




Expert: Selling high-performance homes not impossible

Expert: Selling high-performance homes not impossible

'Whatever you build, they will buy'




Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.




Cincinnati Tax Abatement Drives Historic LEED Home Renovation

Cincinnati Tax Abatement Drives Historic LEED Home Renovation

The project was two years in the making and the owners are hoping to achieve Gold LEED certification.

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

EPA uses EEBA to create synergy with those in green building industry




EEBA proves high-performance building learning experience

EEBA proves high-performance building learning experience

Builders use event to share ideas, learn new strategies




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