When we set out to design and build the Lone Survivor Foundation’s first retreat center, the goal was to create a space that not only made our veterans feel our support and appreciation as soon as
Courtland Place Passive House in Washington. Photo: Rob Harrison/Creative Commons
Free guide includes spotlight on individual projects
Solar panels on a roof. Photo: Pujanak/Wikimedia Commons
The ruling was made to give U.S. manufacturers an advantage equal to its overseas counterparts.
A canal in Venice, Calif. Photo: cdooginz/DeviantArt
The California Building Industry Association has taken action to save water
Historically, residential ventilation wasn’t considered a problem by builders or homeowners because it was largely believed that operable windows and high rates of enclosure leakage provided enough outside air in the home.
People spend nearly 90 percent of their time indoors, with the majority of that time spent in their homes
Building homes in factories could help reduce the industry’s energy consumption
Hempcrete provides natural insulation, is airtight yet breathable, impervious to mold, and virtually fireproof
A residential photovoltaic installation in Bayview, Wisc., in 2007. Photo: Mjmonty/Flickr
As music and film streaming becomes more on-demand, so do energy-efficient utilities
The two companies are joining to create a retrofitted net-zero energy, water, and waste research home near Purdue University in Indiana
Houston-area builder M Street Homes' first Zero Energy Ready Home employs a unique bundled arrangement of mechanical systems
Cost-effective ways to meet zero-energy-ready home requirements