Selecting Active Technologies for an Energy-Efficient Home

Selecting Active Technologies for an Energy-Efficient Home

A popular approach for a green home is called Passive House. It calls for designing a home with a very tight building envelope and very high levels of insulation to minimize the need for mechanical heating and cooling. An alternative...

Type: White Paper




Seeing Green Part 2: Educating Builders and Developers

Seeing Green Part 2: Educating Builders and Developers

What keeps some builders from switching is the same thing that keeps some consumers from buying a high-performance home. They don’t understand and can’t see the advantages. And if they can’t their customers surely won’t, either. As this white paper reveals, focusing on deep green construction gives builders a competitive advantage.

Type: White Paper




Seeing Green Part 1: Building a Better Home

Seeing Green Part 1: Building a Better Home

Different builders define “high performance” differently. However, changes throughout the residential construction market have begun to codify the understanding of what a better-built, high-performance home is. But the change hasn’t occurred as quickly as environmental and high-performance builders want. If...

Type: White Paper




ROSE Cottage Relies on Bosch for Energy-Efficient Heating, Cooling and Hot Water

ROSE Cottage Relies on Bosch for Energy-Efficient Heating, Cooling and Hot Water

Nestled among the leaf-covered hills of southern New Hampshire, The ROSE cottage is one of the first net-zero homes in New England. But it's more than a green home. It was designed to be a multi-generational refuge for the owners...

Type: Case Study




ROSE Cottage Relies on Bosch Efficient Heating & Cooling

ROSE Cottage Relies on Bosch Efficient Heating & Cooling

The ROSE Cottage Project is a 3,370 sq ft single-family home in the capital city of Concord, New Hampshire, designed as one of the first zero net energy homes in northern New England. This multigenerational, aging-in-place house demonstrates how a...

Type: Case Study




Bosch Experience Center and Net Zero Home at Serenbe

Bosch Experience Center and Net Zero Home at Serenbe

Just south of Atlanta, the award-winning community of Serenbe is focused on creating an easy-living sustainable lifestyle. Serenbe has created a unique partnership with Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. to build energy efficient housing and a unique experience center.

Type: Brochure




Ply Gem Windows are a Featured Element of The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Ply Gem Windows are a Featured Element of The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

This white paper explores how Ply Gem Windows are making The Proud Green Home at Serenbe a beautiful net-zero home.

Type: White Paper




How Windows Contribute to Energy-Efficient Homes

How Windows Contribute to Energy-Efficient Homes

This white paper explores the role that windows play in the thermal envelope and how to select the right windows for your home.

Type: White Paper




The Green Home Effect

The Green Home Effect

If you're interested in green building, you're not alone. Green building is a growing movement, and more homeowners are including sustainable materials in their home plans.

Type: White Paper




Make Sustainable Vinyl Siding a Part of Your Green Home

Make Sustainable Vinyl Siding a Part of Your Green Home

Make an environmentally responsible choice that can also beautify your home with vinyl siding.

Type: White Paper




Cut Your Heating and Cooling Costs with Energy Efficient Low-E Glass Windows

Cut Your Heating and Cooling Costs with Energy Efficient Low-E Glass Windows

Windows in your home let the sunshine in. But they can also be a source of heat gain and loss for your home. That means using more energy to heat and cool your home, which translates to higher energy costs and a greater environmental impact.

Type: White Paper





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