Whole home ventilation strategies for high performing homes (video)
As homebuilders learn to construct tight envelopes, ventilation becomes a bigger part of building a comfortable, high performing home.
After all, studies show that indoor air is typically more polluted than outdoor air.
At the EEBA Local Toolbox workshop in Phoenix, Jeff Bierl, a certified home energy rater with the Environments for Living program, reviewed the challenges of whole home ventilation.
New home shoppers can now use augmented reality to visualize what their potential new home may look like on their land.
Technology offers a cost-effective alternative to site-built framing.
All of the homes will be capable of achieving the carbon-neutral standard promoted by the city of Austin for all new construction homes,
For the past 100 years, the way your fridge preserved your food has been rooted in technology dating back to the mid-1800s, but that is about to change.
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
Induction cooktops have seized an additional 10 percent of electric cooktop market share since 2008.
As energy efficiency continues to improve, water conservation is becoming the next frontier in residential building.
Spending time with the family is the highlight of every holiday, but spending time in the kitchen can be a drag.
At the 2016 EEBA Conference and Expo, building science experts discussed the benefit of the incorporating green building techniques and outcomes into the IECC code, and the benefit of additional voluntary green building programs.
Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.
Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year.
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
Drywall products from CertainTeed are part of the package that will deliver a high performance home to its new owners.