Built to the rigorous Passive House design principles, the Weinberg Commons reduces energy consumption by more than 50%.
Only a very small portion of the Earth’s water is fit for human consumption, so we need to be very careful in our use of water domestically.
LED bulbs consume on average four times less energy than compact fluorescent bulbs, 9 times less energy than conventional incandescent bulbs and 7 times less energy than halogen.
There is an old way of cooking in France, known as sous-vide, that is now appearing in North American appliance warehouses.
The solar development impacts 545 low-income family and senior households, reducing resident energy bills, and providing solar installation job training for the community.
The study showed that certified homes saved homeowners more than $500 per year in electricity bills.
While more than 50 million people now live along the nation’s hurricane-prone coastlines, extreme climate occurrences aren’t just a coastal concern anymore.
The recognition comes on the heels of the October award for Innovation in Housing from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
You can make environmentally friendly choices so your carpeting is safer for you and the planet.
Icynene U.S. Holding Corp. and Lapolla Industries Inc. announce the completion of their previously announced merger.
Recycling programs in multifamily buildings and commercial structures have grown in popularity over the years. Recycling isn't always easy.
The 49-unit building in south Los Angeles will provide homes and supportive services for formerly homeless veterans.
Households heating with natural gas are expected to spend an average of $635 this winter -- 22 percent more than last winter.
RESNET’s development of the HERS rating system has helped consumers gain a better appreciation of energy efficiency in the home.
With Massachusetts National Grid customers facing a 34 percent increase in the cost of electricity this winter, homeowners need to take steps to reduce their energy usage. Ryan Williams, general manager of 128 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric, gives tips...
Whether they’re living in a single- or multifamily residence, occupants have the ability to make moves aimed boosting the efficiency of those structures. Of course, if one is renting or leasing, doing so often means working with the facility owner or manager.
This course will review the key building science concepts that have changed the way houses are built.
Most homes today do not have wireless networks fast enough to support usage for all guests who want to utilize the Wi-Fi.
Developers of single- and multifamily homes these days strive to make them as high performing as possible. Doing so comes with considerable benefits for both builders and buyers: Lower energy expenses Healthier indoor conditions Less maintenance Higher resale values Windows...
Companies have the option of earning a Material Health Certificate by meeting Cradle to Cradle Certified standards for material health only.