The trend for high performance homes continues to gain momentum, and our top news stories reflect your interest in creating a more comfortable, healthy and efficient home.
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.
If there's any wondering if Santa actually stopped your home this holiday season, a new Santa Tracker app can help settle any doubts.
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.
A sustainable building display at the 2015 Greenbuild Expo featured an efficient split HVAC system as part of the green technology package.
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.
Home insurance provider American Modern Insurance Group built a two-story home that incorporates smart and green home technology to train claims adjusters.
Cork left over from the wine bottling process is re-used for cork wall coverings that deliver acoustic and energy-efficiency benefits.
Bringing home a baby can bump up energy use, but there are simple steps to take to cut costs.
From smart home technology to open floor plan living, the 2016 home is adapting to on-the-go families and Millennials.
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
Selling sustainable homes, buildings a matter of properly articulating the value of green building, Greenbuild presenters say.
Seven homes in Houston opened their doors for a Modern Home Tour to share inspiration and education about high performance homes.
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.
When it comes to kitchens, experts say that form should follow function.
Most people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors exposed to those potential sources of pollution than can lead to discomfort and illness.
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 heating and cooling ranks as one of the most energy efficient options for all types of homes.
"The kitchen and breakfast nook are the epicenter of the house, and we spend lots of family time there.”
Creating healthier living spaces is paramount for informed consumers.