This Best Practices document will provide many new real-world strategies and approaches to building a better high performance home without additional cost.
Contains the most important information needed by consumers to save energy in the home. This highly illustrated booklet also provides solid advice for homeowners who plan to design and build a new home.
This guide compares Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) with other forms used in above grade (walls) and below grade applications (foundations). Key factors in selecting the best system for your home are identified.
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With residential building in New York City undergoing a bit of a boom, some developers are seeing the value of offering green and sustainably designed housing.
The holiday contributes to an annual increase in energy use due to a usual drop in temperatures, lights staying on longer, and appliances operating more frequently.
By meeting Built Green’s rigorous green standards, Lakeview exceeds the already high Washington State energy code by more than 50%.
Like high-efficiency lights, high-efficiency plumbing fixtures can help reduce water use, regardless of the bad habits of the people living in the home.
Americans want what intelligent toilets and cleansing seats have to offer, but they remain uncommon in the United States.
The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the Super Bowl of the high performance building world, and everyone brings their A game.
Of the 647,800 single-family homes build in the United States in 2014, less than 1 percent met LEED standards.
Regardless of whether a building has a tank or tankless water heater, the water in the lines between the water heater and the fixture loses heat
This new display brings to life visually the technological ingenuity of TOTO’s feature products.
Homeowners are investing in luxurious features in their upgraded master bathrooms to create spaces worth lingering in.
Homebuilders and owners literally around the world are interested in saving water and energy through on-demand water pumps.
The future is now when it comes to smart appliances.
The relationship between water usage and energy usage has been understood for about the past 10 years, but homebuilders are still struggling with techniques to reduce water use.
Is it fair to say we take residential plumbing for granted?
One new master planned community uses drought resistance measures, home and irrigation technologies and landscaping efforts to reduce water usage below state requirements.
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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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