The Proud Green Home of St. Louis is under construction to deliver sustainable benefits to its owners and to educate and inspire building professionals and consumers about the benefits of building and living green.
Take control of home energy costs by using high-performance, energy-efficient windows and doors in your home.
Plantation shutters offer a way to allow fresh air flow while protecting a home's interior.
Following the success of the first Proud Green Home, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis, a sustainable home designed to meet an array of green building standards, is under construction to inspire and educate the market nationwide about the benefits of building green homes.
If you are considering ways to bring natural light into your home, keep these ideas in mind.
Homeowners and building professionals have a new place to learn about and become inspired by a vision for their home's exterior.
Since rising temperatures bring rising energy bills, ways to save on utility bills become top of mind – and a home energy audit is a great way to reduce costs and realize energy savings.
For anyone considering a green home project, take time out to consider the fast-growing world of prefab and systems built homes. With her new book Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes around the Globe, author Sheri Koones opens the door on this global phenomenon.
To give homeowners and building professionals a single location to learn about and become inspired for exterior building products, Ply Gem opened its first Designed Exterior Showroom in Cincinnati, Ohio.
After one of the toughest winters in recent years, the net-zero energy test house in suburban Washington, D.C., not only absorbed winter's best shot, it came out on top, reaching its one-year anniversary on July 1 with enough surplus energy to power an electric car for about 1,440 miles.
Building on the success of the ABC Green Home 1.0, the 2.0 version of the green building demonstration home will be built and donated to a disabled veteran through Habitat for Humanity.
The U.S. Department of Energy recognized the Proud Green Home at Serenbe as the first DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in the state of Georgia.
We spend a lot of time worrying about outdoor air quality and how smog, car emissions and factory pollutants are affecting our health; however, we should also take the time to consider improving the air we breathe while we’re indoors,...
Take control of high heating costs by using high-performance, energy-efficient windows in your home.
Windows are one of the most important and useful features in a house. They play a vital role in brightening your room and allow fresh air to enter into your house.
The home's "living" skin manages the sun's rays for energy and comfort.
Guest post by Darrell Smith, executive director of the International Window Film Association Window film can be a very cost-effective solution for a variety of building issues: minimizing cooling costs, cutting glare and heat buildup, upgrading windows to safety standards,...
Innovative green design delivers affordable heat in a cold climate
High-performance windows are an integral part of Passive House certification.
Installing roller shutters is perhaps the most affordable and efficient solution to protect an indoor space. They are not only strong and durable, but also occupy a little space and are very easy to clean and maintain, which makes them...