The Benefits of Residential Solar Power

The Benefits of Residential Solar Power

Incorporating residential solar power may be cheaper and easier than you think.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Green Home Credits and Rebates

Green Home Credits and Rebates

In addition to saving on energy bills, there are many other financial incentives to go green.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


How to Create a Net Zero Home with Geothermal Heating and Cooling

How to Create a Net Zero Home with Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Over the course of a year, a net-zero home will produce as much or more energy than it uses. The energy production typically comes from renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and biomass. This white paper looks at some of the systems that builders are implementing to achieve net-zero status.

Type: White Paper




Urban Development Uses Geothermal Heating and Cooling for Green Living

Urban Development Uses Geothermal Heating and Cooling for Green Living

Located on just more than three acres, Washington Village is a net-zero community in the heart of North Boulder, Colorado. One of the homes uses a very tightly sealed building envelope and a ground source heat pump to deliver net-zero performance. This case study looks at the systems used to make this such a high performance home.

Type: Case Study




Heating and Cooling Your Home with Green Technologies: A Guide to Creating an Energy Efficient Home

Heating and Cooling Your Home with Green Technologies: A Guide to Creating an Energy Efficient Home

The EPA says more than 40 percent of the energy use in a home goes to heating and hot water. We can reduce this energy use by up to 50 percent through more efficient heating. This guide reviews some of the key products and technologies that directly address the major energy uses in the home.

Type: Guide




What is LEED for Homes and How Can Geothermal Heating and Cooling Play a Role?

What is LEED for Homes and How Can Geothermal Heating and Cooling Play a Role?

Green home certifications are gaining in popularity as homeowners and builders recognize the value comes with third-party verification of a home's sustainability and performance. One of the most popular green certifications is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for...

Type: White Paper




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




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 Products Installed in Long Island Home for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Bosch Products Installed in Long Island Home for Hurricane Sandy Victims

The United Way of Long Island has been of tremendous help and assistance to the people of Long Island affected by Hurricane Sandy, and one young family in Long Beach has been the beneficiary of United Way help and housing...

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




Introduction to Residential Solar Power

Introduction to Residential Solar Power

Homeowners can save utility costs and reduce their environmental impact by using the power of the sun.

Type: White Paper





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Home solar power systems can be a great way to reduce home energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. But is solar power right for your home? Learn about the latest advances in residential solar power systems and best practices for implementation.

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