Study: Environmentally friendly features important in choosing where, what home to buy
New 3 IN 1 tile combines protection, insulation, solar into a single product to boost energy efficiency
Builders can step away from complicated technical jargon about smart home automation and introduce it for what it is: a lifestyle.
California approves measure mandating solar be part of most new homes
Solid foundation improves home's function
With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours
71% of agents, brokers find promoting energy efficiency in listings somewhat or very valuable
University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use
Zehnder solution reduces slew of airborne contaminants
The Affordable Housing Alliance knew that utility costs were a large part of what made older manufactured homes expensive for residents.
Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.
By using stored energy day or night, the Powerwall roughly doubles the amount of solar energy that directly powers the home.
Nationwide, homes with green features are selling for higher prices.
The design of this home exceeds California Title 24 energy efficiency standards by 52.5 percent.
High-performance homes are using high-tech solutions wall systems that are like a mountain climber's parka that keeps the energy inside even in the harshest conditions.
The home and insulation installer were recognized with a 2018 Industry Excellence Award, winning first prize in the Residential Wall category.
One of the last things on someone's mind when remodeling a home is what they should do with the old material.
The precast concrete structure was installed in just two working days, allowing the house to be under roof in less than two weeks.
Tests have shown that ICFs are able to withstand winds of up to 250 miles per hour.
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