The 1-percenter end of the U.S. housing market seems to be doing just fine as an estate with an asking price of $195 million hits the listings in Beverly Hills.
Despite short-term price fluctuations, energy costs will continue to rise over the long term, driving greater interest in building that produce as much or more energy as they consume.
The art of calculating and managing your carbon footprint just got easier.
Five years ago, the Property Assessed Clean Energy or PACE program was launched to make it easier for property owners to complete energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy projects that make buildings more valuable and sustainable.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new plan to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from city buildings by 2050 relies on Passive House as a guiding standard for new construction and existing building renovation.
Even as the price of solar panels drops, financing remains a barrier to many homeowners who want to adopt renewable energy. There are solar leasing and power purchase agreement systems, but many people prefer to own their solar panels and related equipment.
To help foster creative ways of thinking about living an environmentally responsible life, Bosch Thermotechnology has launched the Green Living Children’s Art, Photography and Creative Writing Contest.
The third annual Green Apple Day of Service, which took place on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, brought together hundreds of thousands of volunteers participating in 3,760 service projects in all 50 states and in 42 countries throughout the world.
Jamboree Housing Corporation reports that, based on an internal review of its 2013 operating expenses, the combination of energy efficient design and advanced construction techniques used in its newer developments does, in fact, reduce utility costs.
The utilization of geothermal heating and cooling is gaining ground, as one company will finance $25 million in geothermal loop installations in North America.
Adams County in Colorado has contracted to power homes and commercial buildings with privately developed solar power.
In January 2015, new building codes take effect in Vancouver that could make it tougher to renovate existing homes. The new codes contain a wide range of requirements aimed a making building more accessible for the handicapped and making houses...
The first of five rehabbed homes in the Highland Park neighborhood includes solar panels as part of a package of green upgrades that will increase the homes' market value.
The market for green building and renovation is taking off in Australia as homeowners come to value high-performance homes that are easier on the budget.
According to a new report, China has taken the top spot as the world's biggest market for solar powe
New homes in San Diego could be built according to new codes that raise the cost of a new home but could pay for themselves in 18 months.
Builders and solar energy leaders launched a Colorado New Solar Home initiative that would make it easier for builders to include solar options for all home buyers in new subdivisions. Officials from leading home builders and the solar industry said...
The development of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis highlights just how far green building science has advanced.
One of the test homes is the only manufactured home in the nation to qualify for the DOE Challenge Home Program.
Homebuyers near the Sacramento River in California's Delta can choose from three living-space designs in new net-zero home developments. Trilogy by Shea has unveiled eight new floor plans, as well as an entirely new model gallery for attendees to experience...