The first speculative Emerald Star certified home in Seattle goes net zero energy with solar panels and innovative building science.
Spray foam insulation helps homebuilders tackle tough installation challenges and deliver better energy efficiency.
The tiny house movement continues to gather steam as more people come to realize they can live a fulfilling life in a small home that's less resource intensive to build and operate.
It will be easier for homebuyers and realtors in Louisville, Kentucky, to find homes with green features and certifications
With wind power contributing more the nation's renewable energy sources, it's cool to see what's behind those massive wind turbine blades.
Walk down the lighting aisle of any big-box store, and you’ll see something you wouldn’t have five years ago – half the light bulbs available are LED.
Tankless water heaters are among the most efficient models on the market, and one company is delivering made in the USA options for homeowners.
With solar energy on the rise, a hope for a sustainable future isn’t just near--it’s here.
Research shows that noise is the top factor for consumers when choosing a dishwasher.
Everyone loves the natural beauty, warmth, and charm of real cedar siding on homes, but they don’t love the constant upkeep.
Not only are green buildings healthier, productivity lifters, and worth more money, the insurance industry confirms that they’re better insurance risks.
A downtown Los Angeles condo building gives residents a view of the Hollywood sign through exterior metal panel cladding.
As geothermal heating and cooling become more mainstream, multifamily owners are valuing the benefits of renewable energy.
Heating and cooling choices can make or break the energy efficiency, and affordability of a home.
Buyers beware: builders that simply make claims of great energy efficiency with no proof of testing or third party certification are Greenwashing!
Four insulated concrete form houses in a low-income housing project in Louisville are among the first built with home plans for affordable housing that could be game changer for residential construction.
Curb appeal is the most important factor in a home remodeling project, but homeowners may need help in choosing the best projects, according to a recent survey.
With water restrictions in force in California and elsewhere, water recirculation pumps are an easy way to save water.
New standards for water heaters will force changes on homeowners, builders and plumbing contractors while saving tons of carbon dioxide emissions and energy at the same time.
More and more people realize that preserving the environment of our planet is to a large degree a personal cause.