UL's Wellness Certification mark will signal to architects, designers and specifiers that certified products comply with requirements of the WELL Building Standard and can help their projects achieve certification.
Fannie Mae has closed its 500th green financing transaction of 2017, a portfolio of 10 multifamily properties, demonstrating the broad market adoption of Fannie Mae's green finance program. The transaction is a significant milestone for the Fannie Mae Green Financing...
Buying a house is often an emotional rollercoaster that leads many people to spend more than they can afford
Energy Efficiency Day, which is Oct. 5, is a collaborative effort between regional and national organizations, business, utilities and individuals working to promote energy efficiency: the cheapest, quickest way to meet our energy needs, cut consumer bills and reduce pollution....
For passive design to be effective, both thermal mass and insulation are required to be integrated into the build.
They are not only getting a-one-of-a-kind home built to their exact specifications and they are also getting the healthiest, most comfortable home on the market.
One of the best ways to protect a home purchase — whether single- or multi-family — is to invest in smart renovations. Thanks to new technology, there are a number of improvement options.
One of the big culprits that cause green house gasses is heating and cooling in homes and commercial buildings.
One-third of builders say green building is a significant share of overall activity
The global insulated concrete form market (ICF) is expected to grow 11 percent annually over the next few years, according to new research. The report by Technavio, titled “Global Insulated Concrete Form Market 2017-2021,” provides an in-depth analysis of the...
They want homes that enable them to live a greener, healthier lifestyle.
A Markham, Canada, condominium is "LEEDing" the way in sustainability and energy conservation. River Park Condominium, developed by the Markham-based Times Group, has achieved a LEED platinum certification and become the first condominium (10-story-plus building) in Canada to receive the...
Tiny houses are captivating the imagination and interest of the millennial generation and boomer generation alike.
Twenty-nine percent of homeowners reported that they selected metal roofing because it was attractive.
Having a green home is much cheaper in the long run as well as being healthier for both the residents as well as the environment.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Informa Exhibitions have announced that former President Bill Clinton will delivery a special keynote address at the 2017 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. The keynote will take place Thursday, Nov.
Indoor air quality is a concern especially in low-income and minority communities as studies show levels of indoor pollutants are often higher in these groups.
The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is encouraging green building construction.
Environmental sustainability has become a hallmark of community planning in areas all over the world. As more countries are affected by climate change, air pollution, flooding problems and water shortages, effective strategies for managing these problems must be being developed...
There are still instances and environments where traditional silicon solar panels cannot be implemented.