GLAS provides look at future of efficient thermostats

GLAS provides look at future of efficient thermostats

Aesthetics only part of appeal of Johnson Controls' newest product

What's Next? Residential Construction Leaders Predict Green Building Trends

What's Next? Residential Construction Leaders Predict Green Building Trends

Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.

Electric tankless water heaters save space, energy and meet new guidelines

Electric tankless water heaters save space, energy and meet new guidelines

With new energy efficiency requirements coming for water heaters, building professionals and homeowners are taking a new look at tankless water heater options

Millennials altering American dream of home ownership

Millennials altering American dream of home ownership

Changing homebuyer demographics are altering the housing market with more emphasis on multi-family residences compared to single family homes.

High performance home demand growing as the market rebounds

High performance home demand growing as the market rebounds

Consumers are beginning to understand the value in high performance building, and as the housing market recovers green builders are seeing the benefits.

IBS: Ply Gem launches engineered slate roofing line

IBS: Ply Gem launches engineered slate roofing line

At the 2014 International Builders' Show, John Stephenson, vice president of marketing for Ply Gem, unveils the company's first venture into roofing with the debut of new engineered slate roofing. Ply Gem, a manufacturer of exterior building products, added roofing to its extensive lineup of more than 20 exterior home product categories.

IBS: Lennox focuses on home comfort solutions

IBS: Lennox focuses on home comfort solutions

Home comfort comes down to heating and air conditioning and indoor air quality. Lennox Industries displayed products at the 2014 International Builders’ Show that were targeted at homeowners and builders who want a high degree of home comfort as well...

IBS: WaterFurnace delivers high-efficiency geothermal heat pump

IBS: WaterFurnace delivers high-efficiency geothermal heat pump

Highly efficient geothermal heating and cooling systems can be even more efficient with variable speed components. At the 2014 International Builders’ Show, Dave Salyer, product manager for WaterFurnace, explains the advantages of the variable speed components of the 7 Series...

The Future of Residential Green Building - Matt Belcher Interview

The Future of Residential Green Building - Matt Belcher Interview

ProudGreenHome.com interviews Matt Belcher, Chairman of NAHB's Green Building Sub-Committee, about the future of residential green building. McGraw Hill Construction projects that the green market is expected to double by 2016. Matt is a nationally-recognized builder, author, trainer and consultant...

The Future of Green Building - Part 1

The Future of Green Building - Part 1

At Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia, Gary Wollenhaupt, editorial director of ProudGreenHome.com, talked to leaders from some of the key companies involved in the green building movement. We asked them what they thought was the future of green building in the next 5 to 15 years. Here are their answers. Watch the Future of Green Building - Part 2.

Greenbuild interview - Panasonic Eco Solutions

Greenbuild interview - Panasonic Eco Solutions

Ken Nelson with Panasonic Eco Solutions discusses developments that make air ventilation a critical part of green building design, and reviews some of the latest fan technologies that save energy while ensuring indoor air quality.

Greenbuild interview - Icynene

Greenbuild interview - Icynene

Spray foam insulation can perform double duty in a building. Building professionals specify it for the R-value, insulating the home in a cost-effective way. But it also offers a high level of air sealing in the same application. Betsy Cosper...

Greenbuild interview - Rhino Linings

Greenbuild interview - Rhino Linings

Spray foam insulation offers a wide range of benefits, from high R-value and air sealing to reduced noise in the home. Many homeowners and building professionals are finding it offers great value and long-term pay back from reduced energy use...

Greenbuild interview - Andersen Windows

Greenbuild interview - Andersen Windows

All too often, windows and doors are the weak link in a high-performance building envelope. Fortunately, manufacturers are continually developing more products to help homeowners and builders improve the building envelope while offering a broad range of styles, colors and...

Greenbuild interview - David Gottfried

Greenbuild interview - David Gottfried

David Gottfried, one of the founders of the U.S. Green Building Council and the World Green Building Council, talks about his book Explosion Green that chronicles the twenty-year story of the global green building movement. David shares his unique perspective...

Duck Dynasty's Uncle Si says factory-built homes are a good call

Duck Dynasty's Uncle Si says factory-built homes are a good call

Factory-built modular homes offer some green building advantages that make them a smart choice for homebuyers. That's why Uncle Si Robertson from TV's Duck Dynasty paired with Clayton Homes to unveil the limited editon "Si Pad" an affordable, quality home designed with the active outdoorsman in mind. Read more about modular homes here.

Into the World of Sustainable Design

Into the World of Sustainable Design

This PBS E2 miniseries looks at the sustainable building efforts and the Make It Right Foundation that helped to re-build New Orleans.

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