Grant Will Improve Low- and Moderate-Income Homeowner Access to Solar and Energy Efficiency Upgrades
PACE financing levels the playing field for homeowners who do not meet the enhanced credit standard required to finance solar using loans or leases.
Experts predict that adoption of solar power may slow next year.
Communities achieving the highest SolSmart rating are doing even more to speed up the solar process.
The prefabricated homes were designed to withstand the weather conditions in India and meet the living needs and aspirations of the young adults who relocate to cities for jobs.
Thirty-six percent of those surveyed said they are concerned about contaminants in their water.
Through the program, technology providers are tasked with proposing hardware and software solutions that contribute to safer, more sustainable communities.
June data from Meyers Research showed a solid increase in new home sales across many top markets in the country. On a national level, new home sales rose to an average of 2.23 sales per community, up 4.2% compared to...
The SURE House, winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015, was designed by the Stevens Institute of Technology to meet the needs of middle-and-working class residents in New York and New Jersey who experienced severe damage from...
In today’s real estate market, the increasing number of homes with green or energy efficient features has compounded the research issue for many appraisers.
On June 1, the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2016 Characteristics of New Housing Report, which provides annual statistics on the characteristics of new privately owned residential structures by census region.
A typical Passive House uses 80 per cent less energy than standard practice.
When completed, the project will be among the largest rooftop installations in the New York City area.
The competition is based on the company’s lowest HERS (Home Energy Rating System) score.
Two industry organizations are teaming up to give buyers of single- and multi-family homes a better understanding of a building’s projected energy bills. The program from RESNET and the Appraisal Institute would include HERS scores on appraisal forms in some...
The Thunder Valley Regenerative Plan is a visionary community design collaboration with the intent to create a sustainable, climate-change-resilient community.
Overall, PACE financing has empowered more than 100,000 American homeowners to make home energy and efficiency improvements.
Prospective first-time and upgrade homebuyers are cautious about rising home prices and interest rates, and are sensing growing risk.
Not every product that claims to be "green" will stand up to scrutiny.
Embracing sustainable energy by eliminating the use of fossil fuels is the only way to stop global warming. The trend to stop the damage that is causing greenhouse gas emissions has been embraced by many countries.
KB Home takes a broad approach to sustainability, focusing on energy efficiency, as well as water conservation, healthier indoor environments, smart home capabilities and waste reduction.