Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
This month, Texas adopts a statewide building code that should cut the energy consumption of new single-family homes by more than 15%, according to the Energy Systems Laboratory at the Texas A&M University System.
More than 6.8 million homes have been weatherized using federal, state, utility, and other funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Proposed changes include allowing owners to build thicker walls to accommodate external insulation, allowing the installation of solar panels
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A number of large and small home builders have signed on the implement the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s newest Energy Star guidelines for homes.
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NVR is entering the Tampa Bay area’s home market by introducing their Ryan Homes brand.
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KB Home is making solar power a standard home feature in most of its Southern California developments.
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A new bipartisan effort on Capitol Hill would change the way homes are appraised by putting energy costs and savings into standard mortgage underwriting equations.
Five leading architects and designers present their concepts for sustainable, energy-efficient living.
KB Home announced a planned nationwide rollout of its next-generation of energy-efficient home designs, a net-zero-energy home dubbed ZeroHouse 2.0.
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Last Wednesday, Dow Building Solutions and the Great Houston Builder’s Association(GHBA) hosted an all-day Houston Building Science and Energy Forum for local residential builders and remodelers.