Factory built show home demonstrates the best in building technology

Factory built show home demonstrates the best in building technology

The 2015 Greenbuild Unity home, erected in just a few days on the expo floor, was designed to show case the state of the art of affordable high performance home building.

Santa Tracker app ties into smart home technology

Santa Tracker app ties into smart home technology

If there's any wondering if Santa actually stopped your home this holiday season, a new Santa Tracker app can help settle any doubts.

Cradle to Cradle certifications reveal product transparency

Cradle to Cradle certifications reveal product transparency

Architects, builders, and consumers can look for building and household products that have met certifications for lifecycle and material health from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

Growing Green Center features energy efficient HVAC

Growing Green Center features energy efficient HVAC

A sustainable building display at the 2015 Greenbuild Expo featured an efficient split HVAC system as part of the green technology package.

Energy efficient wastewater treatment system meets global needs for clean water

Energy efficient wastewater treatment system meets global needs for clean water

Unfortunately, the cost of electricity can be a factor in whether people have access to clean water. One company is making it more affordable to treat water around the globe.

Insurance company opens smart home claims training center (video)

Insurance company opens smart home claims training center (video)

Home insurance provider American Modern Insurance Group built a two-story home that incorporates smart and green home technology to train claims adjusters.

Spice up interior design and comfort with sustainable cork products

Spice up interior design and comfort with sustainable cork products

Cork left over from the wine bottling process is re-used for cork wall coverings that deliver acoustic and energy-efficiency benefits.

Home Energy Baby Bump – Houses with Newborns Go 24/7

Home Energy Baby Bump – Houses with Newborns Go 24/7

Bringing home a baby can bump up energy use, but there are simple steps to take to cut costs.

 Don't miss these 2016 home design trends (Photos)

Don't miss these 2016 home design trends (Photos)

From smart home technology to open floor plan living, the 2016 home is adapting to on-the-go families and Millennials.

First net zero townhome complex meets its energy use goals

First net zero townhome complex meets its energy use goals

The zHome was the first net zero energy townhome complex in the United States, and two years of real data shows the homes actually produce as much energy as they use

Making consumers see green

Making consumers see green

Selling sustainable homes, buildings a matter of properly articulating the value of green building, Greenbuild presenters say.

Photos: Inside scoop on modern home living

Photos: Inside scoop on modern home living

Seven homes in Houston opened their doors for a Modern Home Tour to share inspiration and education about high performance homes.

 Whole house ventilation system meets new building codes (video)

Whole house ventilation system meets new building codes (video)

As more building codes call for whole house ventilation, a new fan system makes it easier to create supply or balanced ventilation system in a single or multifamily home.

Luxury downdraft range hood delivers indoor air quality

Luxury downdraft range hood delivers indoor air quality

When it comes to kitchens, experts say that form should follow function.

3 Steps for better indoor air quality for your home

3 Steps for better indoor air quality for your home

Most people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors exposed to those potential sources of pollution than can lead to discomfort and illness.

 Winning Solar Decathlon team inspired by Superstorm Sandy

Winning Solar Decathlon team inspired by Superstorm Sandy

Students from New Jersey-based Stevens Institute of Technology earned the highest score at the event by designing a flood-resistant house that is also energy efficient.

Geothermal HVAC meets homeowners' desires for IAQ and comfort

Geothermal HVAC meets homeowners' desires for IAQ and comfort

Geothermal heating and cooling ranks as one of the most energy efficient options for all types of homes.

Family loves their high performance home remodel (photos)

Family loves their high performance home remodel (photos)

"The kitchen and breakfast nook are the epicenter of the house, and we spend lots of family time there.”

The trend toward healthy includes your home

The trend toward healthy includes your home

Creating healthier living spaces is paramount for informed consumers.

Modern high performance homes open for San Diego tour (photos)

Modern high performance homes open for San Diego tour (photos)

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore a handful of modern homes in the San Diego area that exemplify modern architecture and living.

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