How to Choose Sustainable Products for Your Home

How to Choose Sustainable Products for Your Home

These days everything from trash bags to whole communities is labeled as "sustainable." What does that really mean? The essence of the term sustainable is "that which can be maintained over time."

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America


Energy-Efficient Home Design Revitalizes One Community

Energy-Efficient Home Design Revitalizes One Community

The Cooke Street community in Raleigh, N.C., needed to provide attractive, affordable housing. Energy-efficient designs helped keep home costs down.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: TightLines Designs


TightLines Designs Home Plans Catalogue

TightLines Designs Home Plans Catalogue

TightLines has a portfolio of over 150 plans ranging from 1000 to 1600 square feet, all of which have the construction drawings completed, it’s easy and economical to select a design that meets your needs. And since the construction drawings are already completed, the digital file can be e-mailed to you usually in the same day.

Type: Catalog

Sponsor: TightLines Designs


Choosing a Green Building Professional

Choosing a Green Building Professional

Questions you should ask these green building professionals and the steps you should take to choose the designer or builder who is right for you are the same no matter where you live.

Type: Fact Sheet




Residential Commissioning

Residential Commissioning

Residential commissioning is a comprehensive evaluation of a home that combines component and system testing with improvements in home performance, energy efficiency, and comfort. Commissioning methods can be used to diagnose home performance for both new and existing homes.

Type: Fact Sheet




Green Home Building and Remodeling Resource Directory

Green Home Building and Remodeling Resource Directory

This directory features suppliers and installers for a variety of green products, identifies a number of firms with expertise in the design and construction of green buildings, and includes a variety of government agencies, non-profit organizations, and other entities with useful information and resources on green home building.

Type: Catalog




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