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.
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%.
Windows are a big part of a home's performance, but the materials they're made of matter, too.
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.
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.
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.
Although homeowners might be intrigued by high-tech devices, they're ultimately looking for daylighting solutions that bring more comfort to their home.
With the right windows, sunlight can be transformed from problem into an asset by designing windows to manage heat and light.
Homeowners and building professionals have a new place to learn about and become inspired by a vision for their home's exterior.
To give homeowners and building professionals a single location to learn about and become inspired for exterior building products, Ply Gem opened its first Designed Exterior Showroom in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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. See 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.
Air movement in a home can lead to higher heating bills and a drafty feeling. Windows and doors are sometimes the weak link in a high-performance building envelope. Hunter Douglas offers a wide range of products designed to control air,...
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...
Solatube tubular daylighting devices (TDDs) are affordable, high-performance lighting solutions that bring daylight into interior spaces where traditional skylights and windows simply can’t reach.
ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond interviews Dow Building Solutions Marketing Manager Lee Heronema about the company's newest green products at the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.
The Houston Green Building Resources Center hopes to show the general public how to learn about energy efficiency.