Iowa's Largest Solar Garden Powers 820 Homes

Iowa's Largest Solar Garden Powers 820 Homes

Customers have started using solar energy from the five-megawatt West Dubuque Solar Garden.

Updated Low-Income Solar and Energy Upgrade Program Helps Thousands in Bay Area, LA

Updated Low-Income Solar and Energy Upgrade Program Helps Thousands in Bay Area, LA

These upgrades will help families to lower their monthly utility bills, improve the comfort of their homes, and contribute to the fight against climate change.

Fannie Mae closes 500th green multifamily financing deal of 2017

Fannie Mae closes 500th green multifamily financing deal of 2017

Fannie Mae has closed its 500th green financing transaction of 2017, a portfolio of 10 multifamily properties, demonstrating the broad market adoption of Fannie Mae's green finance program. The transaction is a significant milestone for the Fannie Mae Green Financing...

60% of Canadians Willing to Exceed Budget to Buy a Home

60% of Canadians Willing to Exceed Budget to Buy a Home

Buying a house is often an emotional rollercoaster that leads many people to spend more than they can afford

Study: 84 Percent of Apartment Residents Say Living in a Green Home is Important

Study: 84 Percent of Apartment Residents Say Living in a Green Home is Important

They want homes that enable them to live a greener, healthier lifestyle.

Condo Canada's first to receive LEED platinum

A Markham, Canada, condominium is "LEEDing" the way in sustainability and energy conservation. River Park Condominium, developed by the Markham-based Times Group, has achieved a LEED platinum certification and become the first condominium (10-story-plus building) in Canada to receive the...

Knowledge-Sharing Platform Makes Tiny Home Expertise Available to the Public

Knowledge-Sharing Platform Makes Tiny Home Expertise Available to the Public

Tiny houses are captivating the imagination and interest of the millennial generation and boomer generation alike.

5 Ways Builders can Go Green and Win Buyers

5 Ways Builders can Go Green and Win Buyers

Having a green home is much cheaper in the long run as well as being healthier for both the residents as well as the environment.

Clinton to speak at Greenbuild 2017

Clinton to speak at Greenbuild 2017

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Informa Exhibitions have announced that former President Bill Clinton will delivery a special keynote address at the 2017 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.  The keynote will take place Thursday, Nov.

What You Should Know About Clean Water if Your Home Has Been Flooded

What You Should Know About Clean Water if Your Home Has Been Flooded

Flood waters may have contaminated water softeners and filters with bacteria.

4 Ways Infrastructure Will Continue to Align with Environmental Practices

4 Ways Infrastructure Will Continue to Align with Environmental Practices

Environmental sustainability has become a hallmark of community planning in areas all over the world. As more countries are affected by climate change, air pollution, flooding problems and water shortages, effective strategies for managing these problems must be being developed...

New Online Tool Helps Homeowners Find Solar Savings

New Online Tool Helps Homeowners Find Solar Savings

Unlike leasing solar, purchasing solar enables the homeowner to keep all the federal and state incentives.

The Continued Central Role of Recycling in the Circular Economy

The Continued Central Role of Recycling in the Circular Economy

The goal is to create high-functioning products that flow from cradle to cradle instead of cradle to grave.

Meritage Adds Advanced Wireless Home Automation Package in New Homes

Meritage Adds Advanced Wireless Home Automation Package in New Homes

The homes include an array of features allowing owners to interact with their home and take command whether they are inside or away from the property

Retail Home Solar Service Launches in 8 States

Retail Home Solar Service Launches in 8 States

People can use solar power quickly, simply and affordably even if they don't own a roof suitable for solar panel installation.

6 Tips for Better Home Water Quality

6 Tips for Better Home Water Quality

August is national water quality month, and there are a few simple things that area residents can do to reduce water pollution and runoff.

Solar Sharing and Microgrids Now Trending Within Communities

Solar Sharing and Microgrids Now Trending Within Communities

Homeowners are sharing excess energy with other homes and businesses within their community by starting microgrids of their own.

Utah Relaunches Statewide Commercial PACE Program

In this updated program, financing is provided by private capital providers in an open market and repaid through a voluntary assessment on the owner's property tax bill.

First Nations Helping Homes Project Uses Stone Wool Insulation

First Nations Helping Homes Project Uses Stone Wool Insulation

The program allows lower income families to realize homeownership, while maintaining a traditional hunting and trapping lifestyle.

Video | Veteran Builds Tiny Home Village for Homeless Vets

Video | Veteran Builds Tiny Home Village for Homeless Vets

The houses are all eco-friendly and sustainable, with solar panels all over the property and composting toilets.

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