Founder and chairman Bob Fincher used part of his summer vacation to tour Midwest companies that are championing the integration of green technologies and tactics into our homes and other buildings. Here's what he found.
Professional or do-it-yourself options spotlight problems
50% of outdoor consumption goes to waste, experts say
Real opportunity involves incorporating technology during design, construction phases
Fungus can permanently damage homes, threaten occupant health
Setting a budget, proper planning are key
Innovative projects, developers, builders showcased in annual USGBC awards
Zehnder America offers 6 tips to save energy this summer
Electric vehicles still account for a small percentage of automobiles on U.S. roads but the growth trend is upward. And that means builders and developers are increasingly compelled to include EV charging stations in their projects.
One of nation's largest builders to construct all of its homes ready to accommodate latest smart technology
Research expects market value to surpass $36 billion by 2024
Green approach contributes efficiency, value, sustainability risk
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Good design, ensuring buyers understand financial and lifestyle benefits are key
Blocks used to help structures endure Mother Nature's fury while still promoting appealing aesthetics
World Environment Day spotlights pending dangers, encourages everyone to minimize usage
Conservation, technology can make significant impact
Moves designed to "reach audience where they are"
Projects prove sustainable construction achievable on multiple levels