For building professionals concerned about embedded carbon in building products like brick and concrete, there are green alternatives that provide the same performance.
For builders looking for a way to keep water from entering a home the new flexible flashing tape can seal problem areas.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.
A high performance home that incorporates three of the top green building certifications generates more energy than it uses.
Managing attic moisture will pay off over the life of the home.
The analytics tell us that readers found these stories of green building achievement to be the most compelling for the year.
Take a look back at some of the most popular video content for 2014 on ProudGreenhome.com, featuring the latest techniques and technology to help satisfy the hunger for knowledge regarding creating high performance homes.
As part of its green building approach, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis utilized panelized wall construction to reduce construction waste and provide better performance.
The building envelope of a home, especially one made of brick and stone, will likely last the life of the house without replacement, unlike other aspects of the home that might be replaced or upgraded.
In the latest version of the LEED rating system, there's a major emphasis on building product disclosure, and more companies are providing the information for their products to be eligible for LEED points.
For those who are seeking to integrate green technology into their home or business, energy efficient windows are a great starting point and preliminary step.
While insulating walls is a key factor in energy savings, shutters and sun screens can function as dynamic insulation to help make your home more comfortable and save energy.
In the world of home building and design, efficiency is key – both in timing and cost. Advancements in building materials technology have worked to accelerate home construction, while computer programs have simplified blueprinting, planning and allocating job responsibilities.
Although homeowners might be intrigued by high-tech devices, they're ultimately looking for daylighting solutions that bring more comfort to their home.
Stone wool insulation offers a combination of sustainability in production in the built environment as well as a high level of resiliency.
Along with the walls and framing, a very important element in a high performance home is the subfloor system and the sheathing used.
Air and water will find their way into any building. But smart builders provide a path that reduces the opportunity for damage to the other parts of the structure.
Ideal for exterior trim and siding applications, the poly-ash structure consists of more than 70 percent recycled or rapidly renewable materials...
With the right windows, sunlight can be transformed from problem into an asset by designing windows to manage heat and light.
Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, will incorporate some of its green building products in the renovated corporate headquarters building it will lease.