COMING SOON | Proud Green Home of Louisville Interactive Discovery Center

This Interactive Discovery Center will compare and contrast the strategies, systems, methods and products of The Proud Green Home of Louisville with today's typical newly constructed homes.


Using, Heating, and Saving Water

Using, Heating, and Saving Water

This guide looks at some of the latest and best strategies in heating, conserving and reclaiming water in the residential setting, both single and multifamily situations.

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Sponsors: ProudGreenBuilding.com , ProudGreenHome.com


COMING SOON | Proud Green Home of Louisville Interactive Discovery Center

This Interactive Discovery Center will compare and contrast the strategies, systems, methods and products of The Proud Green Home of Louisville with today's typical newly constructed homes.


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Why are these green homes 96% better than other houses?

Why are these green homes 96% better than other houses?

Each home was tested by an independent third party energy rater to develop a HERS Index score.

What does your old toilet say about you?

What does your old toilet say about you?

Upgrading your toilet to a new 1.28-gallon model is one of the quickest ways to save water in your home.

Actually, This Net Zero Home Produces More Energy Than It Uses

Actually, This Net Zero Home Produces More Energy Than It Uses

Settled in the old Seattle neighborhood amidst 100-year-old craftsman style homes, the 3-story, 2,117 square-foot contemporary home stands out as a testament to maximum efficiency.

Do Your Part to Tame the Water-Energy Nexus

Do Your Part to Tame the Water-Energy Nexus

Water is a critical part of our lifestyle. What we don’t really understand is the combination of water and energy usage.

Tank or Tankless Water Heater – Which is Better for Your Home?

Tank or Tankless Water Heater – Which is Better for Your Home?

Thirty percent of the average home’s energy budget is allocated to heating water.

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.

Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

Zero Energy Certification Awarded to the Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse

With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.

Making the grade?

Making the grade?

WaterSense unveils new program to determine water scores for multifamily buildings

Why You Should Break the Bottled Water Habit

Why You Should Break the Bottled Water Habit

Filtering your own water is a way to live a more sustainable life without inconvenience or extra costs.

New Toilet Design Promises Cleaner, Water Efficient Flushes

New Toilet Design Promises Cleaner, Water Efficient Flushes

There is a lot of science behind toilet flushing, more than the average consumer tends to realize.




Home Innovation Issues First NGBS Green Certification Based on 2015 NGBS

Home Innovation Issues First NGBS Green Certification Based on 2015 NGBS

As development of the 2018 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) recently commenced, Home Innovation today issued its first NGBS Green certification of a home to the 2015 version of the standard. The Atlanta-area single-family home of designer...

Florida Development Earns LEED Platinum for 70 Homes

Florida Development Earns LEED Platinum for 70 Homes

Mirabella's LEED certified homes use nearly 40 percent less energy than what is used in a typical home.

Water-Efficient Products Reduced U.S. Home Water Use by 140 Billion Gallons since 2007

Water-Efficient Products Reduced U.S. Home Water Use by 140 Billion Gallons since 2007

According to recent research, while high-efficiency toilets that use 1.6 gallons per flush or less have been on the market since 1994, 21 percent of residential toilets still in service in water-stressed states are non-efficient.

Hard Water vs. Soft Water - Which Do You Have? (Infographic)

Hard Water vs. Soft Water - Which Do You Have? (Infographic)

Water hardness and softness has nothing to do with its touch and feel.

Water Conservation: Proud Green Home of Louisville

Water Conservation: Proud Green Home of Louisville

Water is just as precious a resource as energy in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.

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 WaterSense

WaterSense, a partnership program by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeks to protect the future of our nation's water supply by offering people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products, new homes, and services. Upgrading to more efficient WaterSense labeled products can help us to save billions of gallons of water in the country every year.

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