LEED For Homes Reduces Wait for Certification
The U.S. Green Building Council has simplified the certification process for its LEED for Homes program.
Under the new program, the goal is to provide builders with a LEED certificate in time for closing on the home, according to Asa Foss, director of residential solutions for the U.S. Green Building Council. Foss spoke about the changes at the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High-Performance Home Summit in Atlanta.
Read more about LEED and other Green Home Certifications.
The owner needed solar panels that could stand up to New England winters.
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
Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units
Lux's Kono technology automatically adjusts for optimal comfort, savings
All unit components designed to be removed in less than 10 minutes
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
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.
Diverse housing stock will play an important role in the neighborhood revitalization strategy.