At the 2016 EEBA Conference and Expo, building science experts discussed the benefit of the incorporating green building techniques and outcomes into the IECC code, and the benefit of additional voluntary green building programs.
One of the key energy-efficiency strategies for the Proud Green Home of Louisville is the use of geothermal heating and cooling.
Sponsored by: Enertech Global, LLC
Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.
Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year.
Regardless of whether a building has a tank or tankless water heater, the water in the lines between the water heater and the fixture loses heat
The Proud Green Home of Louisville uses whole-home water filtration to provide fresh water to every fixture and appliance.
Sponsored by: Environmental Water Systems
Drywall products from CertainTeed are part of the package that will deliver a high performance home to its new owners.
The future is now when it comes to smart appliances.
There are many paths to sustainability, and the Proud Green Home of Louisville is traveling many of them.
As homebuilders learn to construct tight envelopes, ventilation becomes a bigger part of building a comfortable, high performing home.
For builders who want to get the most out of a plumbing system, the choice of piping material has a long-term impact on the project.
At the EEBA Local Toolbox builder conference in Phoenix, the unique requirements of building in the Southwest climate zones were literally a hot topic on a day that topped 108 degrees. One of the solutions for a tight thermal envelope...
The relationship between water usage and energy usage has been understood for about the past 10 years, but homebuilders are still struggling with techniques to reduce water use.
At Su Verde (Italian for ‘About Green’), sustainably made exterior products are part of the home's green story, and will help it earn multiple high performance home certifications.
ZIP System sheathing helps this home beat Passive House standards.
At the EEBA Local Toolbox Session in Phoenx, Arizona, Susan Buchan, executive director, gave an overview of the Excellence in Building Conference.
Many green homebuilders face the challenge of convincing buyers of the value of high performance.
High performance design incorporates fresh air flow for comfort, indoor air quality, and efficiency.
To ensure the Proud Green Home of Louisville performs according to plan, it's being wrapped in insulation. The foundation incorporates foam forms, and most of the walls are insulated concrete forms as well. Builder Sy Safi of UberGreen Spaces &...
Insulating the foundation is one of the first steps to creating a quiet, comfortable, efficient home.
Save water with every shower with a new water saving design from Delta Faucet.
Choosing a water-efficient faucet is one small, easy way to reduce water usage.