By this point, talking about sustainable building as a “fad” is almost like saying you’re still skeptical about this whole indoor plumbing “trend.” Sustainable building design and sustainable development aren’t just niches within the construction industry today — they’ve been...
Bosch Thermotechnology, manufacturer of high-quality heating, cooling and hot water systems, has expanded its portfolio with the new Bosch Connected Control (BCC100). The device is a full-color, 5-inch touchscreen thermostat that brings convenience and functionality to the home with Wi-Fi...
The goal is to create high-functioning products that flow from cradle to cradle instead of cradle to grave.
Massachusetts leads the nation in terms of percentage of new completed homes that were HERS rated in 2016.
Going green in the kitchen is easier than you think.
The ability to choose the most fitting CFM level gives builders and contractors the flexibility and assurance that one fan will satisfy a range of ventilation design requirements.
In this updated program, financing is provided by private capital providers in an open market and repaid through a voluntary assessment on the owner's property tax bill.
Homeowners and constructions pros alike connect, create, and manage home building and remodeling projects using the free building and remodeling software for homeowners from Buildshop Inc. Homeowners are spending record amounts of time and money on home improvement projects in...
The hardware and track system is fully concealed, and the flush threshold is ADA compatible while being air, snow and watertight.
The program allows lower income families to realize homeownership, while maintaining a traditional hunting and trapping lifestyle.
It is crucial that the information building professionals gather for their projects is accurate and done in an efficient manner.
Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) refer to photovoltaic products such as solar panels and modules that are used as replacements for traditional building materials.
Constructed using non-toxic materials, the enclosure system uses existing and new technology to generate an airtight, energy efficient and long-lasting building envelope.
The houses are all eco-friendly and sustainable, with solar panels all over the property and composting toilets.
Communities achieving the highest SolSmart rating are doing even more to speed up the solar process.
The prefabricated homes were designed to withstand the weather conditions in India and meet the living needs and aspirations of the young adults who relocate to cities for jobs.
Energy- and water-saving improvements financed through HERO have created more than 20,000 jobs, and are on track to save homeowners billions on utility bills.
The selected projects will accelerate energy performance improvements in existing and new residential buildings
Developing a sustainable building demands a holistic approach. While newer buildings tend to perform better from an energy standpoint, due to building code advancements, it’s not always a guarantee. Planning is pivotal and literally must take place from the ground...
Owners of solar arrays can now combine smart EV charging with their solar generation to maximize their renewable energy self-consumption and increase energy savings.