The new program, called ENERGY STAR Verified HVAC Installation (ESVI), was designed to place new emphasis on the importance of duct sealing and other best practices .
Empty-nesters Dan and Suzanne Swisher wanted to build a new home for a variety of reasons.
The cheerful spirit that radiates from this color will re-energize any room.
Pocket doors allow builders, remodelers and architects to design more energy-efficient, right-sized kitchens that deliver cost-savings and outstanding space utilization.
Unfortunately, most fires in traditional masonry fireplaces are long on atmosphere but short on energy efficiency.
High-performance home to be used teach real estate agents, builders and others about the value of green and sustainable construction
Held together by static electricity, these pesky formations grow larger as they collect common airborne particles.
The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the Super Bowl of the high performance building world, and everyone brings their A game.
The winners were selected by a diverse panel of builders, architects, and industry professionals for their outstanding accomplishments in designing and building Zero Energy-Ready Homes.
Tight houses often mean that pollutants can be trapped inside, creating an indoor air pollution problem.
Paint is more than just a color; it is a method of communication.
The annual competition honors the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo.
73% of Americans have never had their water tested for impurities.
If you like the look of wood but want a more sustainable alternative, properly sourced and manufactured bamboo products could work for you.
Many builders are focusing their efforts in the denser, more urban neighborhoods.
Offering a home that exceeds the minimum standard, no matter how stringent that might be, is one way a builder a can differentiate itself in a competitive marketplace.
As a sustainability professional in Architecture based in New York City, I am adamant that my profession has a huge burden to dispel many of the adversary effects of climate change.
When it comes to home décor, one of the easiest ways to update a room is with a fresh coat of paint.
The increased risk of developing heart disease due to daily air pollution exposure are highlighted in several new studies.
Home projects that demonstrate leadership and innovation in the residential green building marketplace were honored at the annual LEED Homes Awards.