Window designs deliver energy efficiency and durability

Window designs deliver energy efficiency and durability

Green projects, like energy efficient window replacement, are expected to double over the next five years.

New exterior products inspire and educate homeowners

New exterior products inspire and educate homeowners

When it comes to improving the outside of the home, personalizing with color and design tops the charts on buyers’ most-wanted lists.

Foam window bucks deliver ICF construction for the whole wall

Foam window bucks deliver ICF construction for the whole wall

An ICF building project that uses traditional lumber for door and window openings won't deliver all the benefits that it could.

Florida LEED Platinum Home features impact resistant windows and doors

Florida LEED Platinum Home features impact resistant windows and doors

Moreland on Trapp, a beautiful, architectural dream of a home located in Miami, Fla., recently earned LEED Platinum for Homes status, due in part to the use of high-performance windows and doors throughout the structure.

Sliding doors blend indoor and outdoor living without compromise

Sliding doors blend indoor and outdoor living without compromise

Homeowners want to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living, but large sliding doors have not always been the most energy-efficient option.

Retractable screen door helps bring fresh air indoors

Retractable screen door helps bring fresh air indoors

Most people spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, so an easy way to bring fresh air indoors is welcome addition to a home.

Fiberglass windows deliver energy savings for Proud Green Home of St Louis

Fiberglass windows deliver energy savings for Proud Green Home of St Louis

As part of the building strategy to a tight building envelope, high performance windows play a key role in the Proud Green Home of St. Louis.

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Made with Accsys Technologies’ proprietary acetylation process, Accoya wood has Class 1 durability, is guaranteed for 25 years and has dimensional stability that sees swelling and shrinkage reduced by 75%.

Energy efficient window uses recycled wood material as alternative to vinyl

Energy efficient window uses recycled wood material as alternative to vinyl

Windows are a big part of a home's performance, but the materials they're made of matter, too.

High performance folding glass walls bring the outdoors into your home

High performance folding glass walls bring the outdoors into your home

For home that blurs the line between indoor and outdoor living, folding glass walls create an easy-to-use solution that can fit into any style.

Proud Green Home of St Louis open house scheduled

Proud Green Home of St Louis open house scheduled

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis will host an open house with separate events for building professionals and consumers on Feb. 20 and 21, 2015 at the home outside of St. Louis.

Is your home ready for the Internet of Things? The latest from 2015 CES

Is your home ready for the Internet of Things? The latest from 2015 CES

As smart home technology matures, more products are coming to market that put homeowners in control of lights, appliances and home comfort.

 Great green reads: Top 10 high performance home building articles for 2014

Great green reads: Top 10 high performance home building articles for 2014

The analytics tell us that readers found these stories of green building achievement to be the most compelling for the year.

Rewatch: Top 10 green building videos for 2014

Rewatch: Top 10 green building videos for 2014

Take a look back at some of the most popular video content for 2014 on ProudGreenhome.com, featuring the latest techniques and technology to help satisfy the hunger for knowledge regarding creating high performance homes.

An introduction to energy efficient windows

An introduction to energy efficient windows

For those who are seeking to integrate green technology into their home or business, energy efficient windows are a great starting point and preliminary step.

Take control of shades and awnings with your phone

Take control of shades and awnings with your phone

While insulating walls is a key factor in energy savings, shutters and sun screens can function as dynamic insulation to help make your home more comfortable and save energy.

How home automation technology can help small businesses

How home automation technology can help small businesses

Like homeowners, people who own and operate small businesses are always looking for ways to boost productivity, save time, and cut costs.

Hi-tech options boost daylighting alternatives

Hi-tech options boost daylighting alternatives

Although homeowners might be intrigued by high-tech devices, they're ultimately looking for daylighting solutions that bring more comfort to their home.

Automated windows shades win the battle against the sun

Automated windows shades win the battle against the sun

With the right windows, sunlight can be transformed from problem into an asset by designing windows to manage heat and light.

Open house for the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

Open house for the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

Before the drywall goes up and this green home's high performance systems are hidden, go behind the scenes of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis.

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