The tiny home movement has captured the imagination of many Americans, but real estate, insurance and quality issues remain. The solution, says the founder of Mustard Seeds Homes, may be to build—and dream—a little bigger.
U.S. healthcare providers are among our most prolific consumers of energy on a building-by-building basis, and also one of our largest contributors of waste. Here's how the industry is starting to be mindful of environmental as well as patient health.
Real opportunity involves incorporating technology during design, construction phases
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Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.
Study: Environmentally friendly features important in choosing where, what home to buy
With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours
71% of agents, brokers find promoting energy efficiency in listings somewhat or very valuable
University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use
Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.
By using stored energy day or night, the Powerwall roughly doubles the amount of solar energy that directly powers the home.
Nationwide, homes with green features are selling for higher prices.
Tests have shown that ICFs are able to withstand winds of up to 250 miles per hour.
Transforming the yard into more living space makes it a prime destination for the next garden party or backyard barbecue.
The lease includes annual energy reviews to drive continuous improvement in the building's operation.
Boston-based developer Freehold Communities has plans for eight communities nationwide, several of which are built around the concept of the "agrihood."
It’s easy for people to overlook some of the improvements that can help optimize their remodeling investment.
LG was first recognized as ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2012.
The 3D-printed home serves as a proof-of-concept for sustainable homebuilding that will allow for safer, more affordable homes for more families, faster than ever.
Upgrading your toilet to a new 1.28-gallon model is one of the quickest ways to save water in your home.