LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications
Two of the most popular high-performance home certification programs are working together to make it easier for homes to achieve both standards.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Zero Energy Ready Home program and the LEED for Homes program share many green building goals. It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs in recognition of a home that uses less energy and water than the average home.
At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High-Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, Asa Foss, director of residential solutions for the U.S. Green Building Council, talked about the mutual support of LEED and the Zero Energy Ready Home program.
Read more about LEED and other Green Home Certifications.
Each home in the Latitude project was designed to provide a low-maintenance, energy-efficient lifestyle.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville uses whole-home water filtration to provide fresh water to every fixture and appliance.
Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units
Lux's Kono technology automatically adjusts for optimal comfort, savings
One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.
Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
All unit components designed to be removed in less than 10 minutes
Aesthetics only part of appeal of Johnson Controls' newest product
Solution design focuses on positive up-front, back-end financial impact
Samsung anticipates technology to be game-changer
Technology gives HVAC units 'mind of its own'
Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten
The system provides 100 percent heating capacity down to -5 degrees Fahrenheit, for customers in the colder climates of North America.
Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.