Energy efficiency



wood, building material, study, Canada, tall structures

wood, building material, study, Canada, tall structures

News
March 13, 2012

A new study examines the potential of wood — typically used only in low-rise building — as an option in taller structures.

Features
March 08, 2012

Home and commercial builders are wary of the city of Leominster’s (Mass.) plan to earn the state’s designation as a green community, which would require the adoption of a more stringent energy code.

Features
February 21, 2012

A new study says that achieving some LEED credits might carry an additional risk of worker injury of up to 41 percent.

Idaho, green, sustainable, Meadow Ranch, active adults, 50+

Idaho, green, sustainable, Meadow Ranch, active adults, 50+

News
February 15, 2012

Idaho-based ActiveWest Builders recently completed its new sustainable, 80-home Meadow Ranch community for active adults in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

solar energy, green housing, solar panels

solar energy, green housing, solar panels

News
February 15, 2012

SolarCity Corp., a developer of rooftop solar power systems, is preparing to file for an initial public offering.

green homes, energy efficient homes, home builder, homebuilder

green homes, energy efficient homes, home builder, homebuilder

News
February 08, 2012

Salt Lake City, Utah’s newest housing development is solar-powered, eco-friendly, and geothermal.

energy efficient homes, green homes, energy efficiency, competition

energy efficient homes, green homes, energy efficiency, competition

News
February 02, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the 20 collegiate teams selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013

Features
January 26, 2012

The Earth Advantage Institute identified 10 key green building trends for 2012.

green homes, energy efficient homes, home builder, homebuilder

green homes, energy efficient homes, home builder, homebuilder

News
January 18, 2012

Earth Advantage Institute announced its annual prediction of 10 green building trends to watch in 2012.

energy efficient homes, green homes, energy efficiency, home builder

energy efficient homes, green homes, energy efficiency, home builder

News
January 13, 2012

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that more than 10,000 homes have been build to meet the energy-efficiency specifications of the voluntary Builders Challenge initiative.

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