Innovative projects, developers, builders showcased in annual USGBC awards
Green approach contributes efficiency, value, sustainability risk
Structure meant to serve as example of sustainable building on small scale
Community becomes third to earn recognition, joining Washington, D.C., and Phoenix
Landmark TLV will create an unparalleled work-live-play experience for Tel Aviv's thriving start-up, tech, and entrepreneurial business culture and its major players.
The Affordable Housing Alliance knew that utility costs were a large part of what made older manufactured homes expensive for residents.
Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.
Nationwide, homes with green features are selling for higher prices.
The design of this home exceeds California Title 24 energy efficiency standards by 52.5 percent.
Each home was tested by an independent third party energy rater to develop a HERS Index score.
The home and insulation installer were recognized with a 2018 Industry Excellence Award, winning first prize in the Residential Wall category.
The lease includes annual energy reviews to drive continuous improvement in the building's operation.
Because they are built to such a high level of airtightness, the apartments use heat from daily activities such as laundry to help warm the home.
Electricity use averaged $1 per day, even with the air conditioning set at 71 degrees.
LG was first recognized as ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2012.
The overwhelming majority of windows and doors manufactured have an NFRC label.
The documentary from Together Magic Films explores the Passive House movement, a new development in home building technology, and how it can help address problems of climate change and the future of our planet.
Geothermal heating and cooling eliminates the need for outdoor air conditioning units and reduces noise while allowing for more space for residents to enjoy the outdoors
Builders and homeowners receive a net positive financial return on the sometimes added up-front costs of energy efficient, green or high-performance features.
Settled in the old Seattle neighborhood amidst 100-year-old craftsman style homes, the 3-story, 2,117 square-foot contemporary home stands out as a testament to maximum efficiency.