New NGBS incentives available across the nation

New NGBS incentives available across the nation

Homes built to the National Green Building Standard from Home Innovation Research Labs are eligible for a variety of incentives for green building certifications.

New Denver developments feature smaller, high performance homes

New Denver developments feature smaller, high performance homes

Homebuilders are responding to interest in the marketplace for smaller yet still high quality, high performance homes.

Integrity Windows continues partnership with Make It Right Foundation

Integrity Windows continues partnership with Make It Right Foundation

The Make it Right Foundation will continue to use high-performance windows on sustainable homes it builds in New Orleans and other locations across the United States.

Marvin Windows honors Architects Challenge winners

Marvin Windows honors Architects Challenge winners

Marvin Windows and Doors has announced the winners of its seventh annual Architects Challenge, the first year the company has honored projects in various segments.

Mixed-use apartment complex aims for LEED Platinum

Mixed-use apartment complex aims for LEED Platinum

A new LEED Platinum-designed apartment building will create some of the most sustainable, livable, and innovative mixed-use buildings in the Pacific Northwest.

Appraisers moving forward with green home valuation strategies

Appraisers moving forward with green home valuation strategies

Property appraisers in the United States are gearing up to better evaluate properties with high performance and green aspects with the first of three Valuation Advisories.

Washington DC MLS to add high performance home information

Washington DC MLS to add high performance home information

A new study revealed that real estate listings which highlight eco-friendly, high performance home (HPH) features perform above average in the Washington, D.C. market.

Minnesota solar program offers hedge against utility cost increases

Minnesota solar program offers hedge against utility cost increases

A planned Community Solar Garden will work as a long-term hedge against rising electricity costs of 3-6 percent each year, depending the utility provider.

Energy concierge service helps homeowners adopt low-carbon living

Energy concierge service helps homeowners adopt low-carbon living

Cleantech startup Domino announced that it's bringing its Energy Concierge service for low-carbon living to New York.

 GBCI launches EDGE Green Building Certification System

GBCI launches EDGE Green Building Certification System

Green building in India has new certification to drive market adoption.

 Hawaii enacts first 100% renewable energy requirement

Hawaii enacts first 100% renewable energy requirement

Hawaii enacted a law earlier this year that requires all of the state's electricity to be produced from renewable energy sources no later than 2045.

Study highlights cost benefits of solar power

The spread of solar power has brought benefits across the country, and there's a new way to find the impact in each state.

 Minnesota residents have access to new community solar program

Minnesota residents have access to new community solar program

A community solar garden allows residents to support renewable energy and save on their utility costs.

California leads in solar capacity in US and world

California leads in solar capacity in US and world

California has become the first state in the nation to top 10,000 megawatts (MW) of installed solar capacity, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report.

Net zero development uses high performance windows

Net zero development uses high performance windows

Eco Village, the largest passive house development in the U.S. is adding 40 units that will meet the Passive House standard.

Multifamily housing project first to earn Zero Energy Ready Home

Multifamily housing project first to earn Zero Energy Ready Home

The first multifamily Zero Energy Ready Home certification for a rental development in the nation went to Mutual Housing California for its development at Spring Lake.

Appraisal Institute joins DOE home energy efficiency initiative

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, will join 31 other partners to expand awareness of homes’ energy efficiency.

 New Zero Energy Ready development rising in Arizona

New Zero Energy Ready development rising in Arizona

The 27 homes in the North Phoenix Vision Hill community will be Zero Energy ready and offer a number of green features.

Find out how much hot water you waste every day

Find out how much hot water you waste every day

Take a few minutes to collect data about hot water waste in your home, and you could be drinking Starbucks for free while helping shape hot water use research.

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