Infographic: The benefits of LEDs

Infographic: The benefits of LEDs

The path toward energy efficiency for many building owners and managers and homeowners has been lit in large part by LED lights. The purchase and use of LEDs have ballooned in recent years, far outpacing its CFL and halogen counterparts...

Experts Raise Expectations for Home Price Growth in 2018

The United States is in the middle of a supply crisis – the number of homes for sale has fallen on an annual basis for the past 33 straight months.

Affordable Housing Development Relies on Insulated Roof Panels

Affordable Housing Development Relies on Insulated Roof Panels

Built to the rigorous Passive House design principles, the Weinberg Commons reduces energy consumption by more than 50%.

Five Affordable Housing Communities Go Solar

Five Affordable Housing Communities Go Solar

The solar development impacts 545 low-income family and senior households, reducing resident energy bills, and providing solar installation job training for the community.

Seattle Study: Green Homes Save Twice As Much Energy As Anticipated

Seattle Study: Green Homes Save Twice As Much Energy As Anticipated

The study showed that certified homes saved homeowners more than $500 per year in electricity bills.

Thrive Home Builders Named

Thrive Home Builders Named "Professional Builder's 2017 Builder Of The Year"

The recognition comes on the heels of the October award for Innovation in Housing from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

First Los Angeles Zero Net Energy Multifamily Affordable Housing Development Uses Solar Power

First Los Angeles Zero Net Energy Multifamily Affordable Housing Development Uses Solar Power

The 49-unit building in south Los Angeles will provide homes and supportive services for formerly homeless veterans.

KB Home HERS Index-rated Homes Demonstrate Energy Efficiency

KB Home HERS Index-rated Homes Demonstrate Energy Efficiency

RESNET’s development of the HERS rating system has helped consumers gain a better appreciation of energy efficiency in the home.

EEBA Seminar: High Performance Mechanicals for  Houses That Work

EEBA Seminar: High Performance Mechanicals for Houses That Work

This course will review the key building science concepts that have changed the way houses are built.

Cradle to Cradle Products Added to Home Depot Eco Options

Cradle to Cradle Products Added to Home Depot Eco Options

Companies have the option of earning a Material Health Certificate by meeting Cradle to Cradle Certified standards for material health only.

New insulation helps solidify thermal envelope

New insulation helps solidify thermal envelope

A new rigid foam insulation considered a fit for any vertical construction application where a high-performance building envelop is desired has been unveiled. Foam-Control MAX is a premium-grade architectural graphite polystyrene (GPS) insulation developed by ACH Foam Technologies to achieve...

Pearl Certification Boosts Energy Efficient Home Sale Prices

Pearl Certification Boosts Energy Efficient Home Sale Prices

Buyers want energy efficient, high-performing homes, and they will pay more for them.

AHR Expo product brochure released

AHR Expo product brochure released

The full slate of efficient products that will be showcased at next year’s AHR Expo now are featured in a downloadable product preview. The 35-page digital brochure spotlights new air condition, heating and ventilation solutions in several categories: Air conditioning...

LG expands HVAC products with LGRED technology

LG expands HVAC products with LGRED technology

LG Air Conditioning Technologies is adding LG "Reliable to Extreme Degrees" (RED) heating technology to more of its products, including the Multi F and Multi F MAX multi-zone outdoor units. LGRED technology not only delivers heat when traditional models are...

DOE hands out 2017 Housing Innovation Awards

DOE hands out 2017 Housing Innovation Awards

ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) presented the 2017 Housing Innovation Awards to 24 of the nation's leading builders at the recent Energy and Environmental Building Alliance's High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta. Overall, 26 award-winning homes were...

Reports makes case for investment in N.C. energy efficient construction

Reports makes case for investment in N.C. energy efficient construction

A new report from the North Carolina Building Performance Association (NCBPA) helps make the business case for new and renewed state investment in energy efficient construction in North Carolina. The report provides policymakers, regulators and utilities a variety of reasons...

Green building takes hold for single- and multifamily markets

Green building takes hold for single- and multifamily markets

Use of renewables, interest among prospective buyers on the rise

FGBC Recognizes ‘Florida Green’ Projects

FGBC Recognizes ‘Florida Green’ Projects

A Habitat for Humanity home won in the single family category.

Updated Low-Income Solar and Energy Upgrade Program Helps Thousands in Bay Area, LA

Updated Low-Income Solar and Energy Upgrade Program Helps Thousands in Bay Area, LA

These upgrades will help families to lower their monthly utility bills, improve the comfort of their homes, and contribute to the fight against climate change.

Global Energy Efficiency Saves Households 30%

Households around the world saved up to 30 percent of their annual energy budget thanks to energy efficiency improvements. A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that savings of 10 to 30 percent were made around the...

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