High Performance Homes, No More Cost

High Performance Homes, No More Cost

Energy-efficient and healthy don’t have to mean expensive. Our editors have compiled these top real-world strategies to live the way you want to at a price you can afford.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: EEBA


What to Look for in Today's Replacement Windows

What to Look for in Today's Replacement Windows

Window replacement is something to take seriously, as the investment you make will directly impact your comfort and monthly utility expenses for the next couple of decades. This white paper takes a look at what homeowners should be looking for in replacement windows, including ratings, construction, and performance.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia


COMING SOON | Proud Green Home of Louisville Interactive Discovery Center

COMING SOON | Proud Green Home of Louisville Interactive Discovery Center

This Interactive Discovery Center will compare and contrast the strategies, systems, methods and products of The Proud Green Home of Louisville with today's typical newly constructed homes.

Type: Infographic




What to Look for in Replacement (and New Construction) Windows

What to Look for in Replacement (and New Construction) Windows

Replacement windows, and original windows in a newly constructed home, are among the most important investments of a home. Not only do they need to keep the harsh elements out while keeping the indoors comfortable, they need to reflect the character of the home. This white paper identifies a few energy efficient window options available.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia


Manufacturer of Exterior Building Products Introduces Energy-Efficient Fiberglass Door

Manufacturer of Exterior Building Products Introduces Energy-Efficient Fiberglass Door

ProVia, manufacturer of exterior building products, developed the most energy-efficient door in the U.S. market – the new Embarq™ Fiberglass Entry System. The performance of Embarq was independently tested by Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI), a leading building products testing and certification laboratory in North America, founded in 1975.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia


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


Water-saving tips that can also save money

Water-saving tips that can also save money

Water is our most precious resource and yet every day we waste exorbitant amounts of it. There are many products and simple tips to follow to save water and money.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


An Introduction to Energy-Efficient Appliances

An Introduction to Energy-Efficient Appliances

Saving money and minimizing power consumption are key benefits to energy-efficient appliances, but choosing the right one can be difficult. Learn what to look for when purchasing a new appliance.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Secrets to Creating Your High Performance Home

Secrets to Creating Your High Performance Home

More and more homebuyers are looking for homes that perform well, in addition to providing a comfortable, engaging place to live. And homebuilders are rising to meet the demand. Green builders are incorporating energy, water and resource efficiency, improved indoor air quality and sustainable and locally sourced products into their projects.

Type: Guide




Bosch: Appliances That Do Everything Except Compromise

Bosch: Appliances That Do Everything Except Compromise

Bosch is committed to delivering appliances with the highest level of performance with the least impact on the environment, and to demonstrate that commitment, all Bosch appliances are EnergyStar rated.

Type: Brochure




101 Easy Ways To Save Energy

101 Easy Ways To Save Energy

The average American family wastes nearly $150 per year on energy costs. The low-cost and no-cost ideas in this fact sheet can help save energy and money on your home's energy costs, while still maintaining comfort.

Type: Fact Sheet





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