Where Does Your City Rank on the Top 25 Happiest Cities List?

Where Does Your City Rank on the Top 25 Happiest Cities List?

The Index was developed to measure a population’s happiness based on 15 metrics including civic engagement, walkability and healthful food options.

USGBC Names Mirabella 2017 Power Builder of the Year

USGBC Names Mirabella 2017 Power Builder of the Year

The LEED award recognizes developments "trailblazing" the pursuit of green housing.

Cornell Tech Passive House Uses Duct Sealing for Energy-Efficient HVAC System

Cornell Tech Passive House Uses Duct Sealing for Energy-Efficient HVAC System

Unlike traditional duct sealing, aeroseal works from the inside of the ducts to seal leaks.

Wiser Energy System Empowers Home Owners to Manage their Energy Use

Wiser Energy System Empowers Home Owners to Manage their Energy Use

With more states moving toward variable rate plans and surge pricing, when energy is consumed is almost as important as how much energy is used.

Are Passive Houses the Future of High Performance Homes?

Are Passive Houses the Future of High Performance Homes?

Common myths are that passive homes are too stuffy and that the walls are too thick.

Eco-Friendly Ideas for Homeowners

Eco-Friendly Ideas for Homeowners

It's about an attitude and behavior shift that everyone needs to make and small changes that will make a big difference.

Solving the sales puzzle

Solving the sales puzzle

Experts offer strategies for selling high-performance structures

Study: Green Homes Save Twice As Much Energy As Anticipated

Study: Green Homes Save Twice As Much Energy As Anticipated

Certified homes used up to 40% less electricity than non-certified homes, in some cases making Built Green homes twice as efficient as predicted.

Pulte Presents Green Building Research at EEBA Summit

Pulte Presents Green Building Research at EEBA Summit

PulteGroup is looking for ways to build homes that are more resource efficient and also meet consumers' changing desires.

Art of selling high performance hinges on investment balance

Art of selling high performance hinges on investment balance

Energy modeling among strategies for builders to help customers, based on their budgets, determine best expenditures

Arizona Green Builder Turns New Neighborhood into an Energy Grid

Arizona Green Builder Turns New Neighborhood into an Energy Grid

Jasper's colossal footprint of stored sunlight energy will be on a scale never-before-seen in the world when considering residential energy storage in a single planned community.

AHR Expo announces 2018 innovation award winners

AHR Expo announces 2018 innovation award winners

Honors recognize some of most inventive products, systems and technologies

Making the grade?

Making the grade?

WaterSense unveils new program to determine water scores for multifamily buildings

Survey: What Buyers Want in a Small Home

Survey: What Buyers Want in a Small Home

As you’d expect, buyers of larger homes tend to insist on more features in their homes.

Why You Should Break the Bottled Water Habit

Why You Should Break the Bottled Water Habit

Filtering your own water is a way to live a more sustainable life without inconvenience or extra costs.

Secrets to Battling Humidity in Historic Homes

Secrets to Battling Humidity in Historic Homes

The same preservation efforts that historical site directors employ can be mirrored by the average homeowner.

Luxury Prefab Townhouses Rise on Precast Concrete Foundations

Luxury Prefab Townhouses Rise on Precast Concrete Foundations

Once the precast concrete foundations are in place, modular home components will be installed to increase the speed and efficiency of construction.

Renovated Tenement Features Window Walls

Renovated Tenement Features Window Walls

The architects wanted to create a new relationship between interior and exterior in a conventional seven-story building.

New Spray Gasket Helps Meet Energy Code Air Leakage Requirements

New Spray Gasket Helps Meet Energy Code Air Leakage Requirements

With air leakage accounting for 40% of energy loss in new homes, this durable, flexible foam solution allows for a smooth, even drywall installation.

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